Hugh Herrhas been called the “Leader of the Bionic Age” because of his revolutionary work in the emerging field of “biomechatronics” — technology that marries human physiology with electromechanics. A double amputee himself, Herr has made breakthrough advances in bionic limbs that provide greater mobility and new hope to those with physical disabilities.
Herr’s research at the MIT Media Lab in Boston has led to the development of space-age-sounding computer-controlled artificial knees and more that have won numerous awards and worldwide recognition.
We’re thrilled that Dr. Herr will be giving a TED-style talk at IGNITION: Future of Digital, Business Insider’s flagship conference, being held this year at New York’s Time Warner Center November 11-13.
We’ll also explore how technology is changing how we dress (wearables), manage our households (Internet of things), and spend money (bitcoin). IGNITION is NYC’s premier digital conference and you don’t want to miss it.
Join us to hear from:
- Dan Roth, Linkedin
- Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust
- Fred Wilson, Union Square Ventures
- Ken Lerer, Lerer Ventures
- Nick Denton, Gawker Media
- Michael Lazerow, Salesforce Marketing Cloud
- Shane Smith, VICE Media
- Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post
- Russell Simmons, All Def Digital
- Irwin Gotlieb, GroupM
- and many more.
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