“In 2009 we posted a report that pointed to a fascinating invention by MIT’s Pranav Mistry who had invented a wearable device called the SixSense,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“Our report included a TED video of Pranav introducing his invention to the world. One of the applications created by Mistry was having his device project an active keypad onto the users hand or a wall so that they could key in a phone number,” Purcher reports. “Apparently the engineers at Google were so inspired by Mistry’s invention that they decided to copy and modify it for their future Project Glass product that’s due to arrive sometime in the mystical future.”

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