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Father of Wearable Computing Steve Mann Appointed as Chief Scientist to Istuary Innovation Labs

Mann to accelerate innovation in industrial wearable computing in several key projects

VANCOUVER, British Columbia , April 7, 2017 /CNW/ -- Steve Mann , the father of wearable computing, is appointed the role of Chief Scientist to Istuary Innovation Labs in an effort to accelerate innovation in industrial wearable computing. Istuary Innovation Group, a Canadian technology company headquartered in Vancouver , sees huge benefit in the appointment as wearable computing is expected to grow to $92.1 billion by 2025 in a 2017 report by Report Linker.

"Without a doubt, Steve has the visionary insight and incomparable expertise in utilizing technology to enhance human decision-making. We are extremely confident in advancing Istuary's research and development capability in this scientific research effort," says Ethan Sun , Founder and Chairman of Istuary Innovation Group.

Steve Mann , a Canadian researcher and inventor best known for his work on computational photography, particularly wearable computing and high dynamic range imaging, will be providing technical expertise and direction on several Istuary projects including a smart camera initiative.

About Istuary Innovation Group

Istuary Innovation Group is a Canadian technology company with a mission to connect local technology to global markets through globalization for sustainable innovation. Istuary focuses on identifying and filling technology gaps in foreign markets by leveraging Canada's world-class design and engineering talent. Operating in 3 countries, 30 cities, and employing over 1500 employees worldwide, go to www.istuary.com for more information.

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Istuary Innovation Group

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