Sajid Sadi

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Sajid Sadi
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Sajid Sadi at Everis/NTT Data New Tomorrow Together Summit, October 2017
Born
March 8, 1981
Known forInventor of Samsung’s line of smart wearable devices, external-facing camera system and Vice President at Samsung Research America and head of the Think Tank Team Galaxy GEAR
Scientific career
Doctoral advisorPattie Maes

Sajid Sadi is a computer scientist and inventor.[1][2] He is the Vice President of Research and Head of the Think Tank Team at Samsung Research America.[3] He is known for his work on Samsung Galaxy Gear, Samsung Gear 360 Round and Samsung Bot Chef.[4] His latest project with Samsung is the Ballie, which is a small spherical robot, with a built-in camera, microphone, and speaker.[5] Sajid is also an advocate for deep learning.[6]

Education[edit | edit source]

Sajid received his BS in Computer Science from Columbia University[7], New York and received his MS and PhD from MIT[8] with Professor Pattie Maes.[9] His doctoral dissertation focused on creating behavioral changes using automated, subtle, contextual and just-in-time feedback using IoT devices.[10]

Notable inventions[edit | edit source]


  • Samsung’s line of smart wearable devices[12]


  • User gesture input to wearable electronic device involving outward-facing sensor of device[13]


  • Image stitching for three-dimensional video[14]


  • Samsung S-Health Stress algorithm[15]


References[edit | edit source]

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  2. "Sajid Sadi Inventions, Patents and Patent Applications - Justia Patents Search". patents.justia.com. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  3. https://www.unite.ai/sajid-sadi-vp-of-research-head-of-think-tank-team-samsung-interview-series/
  4. https://patents.justia.com/inventor/sajid-sadi
  5. https://www.unite.ai/sajid-sadi-vp-of-research-head-of-think-tank-team-samsung-interview-series/
  6. https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomtaulli/2020/03/27/deep-learning-what-you-need-to-know/?fbclid=IwAR24JJvzcr0Gwxzm8r8K9fJYJYEiofH-LQoL8BXZLthQxujoxha0U5tu3F0#3ffda8066f30
  7. "Samsung's VP of research on making Ballie mobile, personable, and nonthreatening". VentureBeat. 2020-01-25. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  8. "Samsung's VP of research on making Ballie mobile, personable, and nonthreatening". VentureBeat. 2020-01-25. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  9. Pentland, Alex 'Sandy'. "Sajid Sadi Thesis Defense". MIT Media Lab. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  10. Sadi, Sajid H. (Sajid Hassan) (2012). ReflectOns : mental prostheses for self-reflection (Thesis thesis). Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  11. "Sport watch - Dimensions". experts.umich.edu. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  12. "Sajid Sadi - ACM author profile page". dl.acm.org. Retrieved 2019-10-05.
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  15. Ortega-Avila, Santiago; Rakova, Bogdana; Sadi, Sajid; Mistry, Pranav (2015). "Non-invasive Optical Detection of Hand Gestures". Proceedings of the 6th Augmented Human International Conference. AH '15. New York, NY, USA: ACM: 179–180. doi:10.1145/2735711.2735801. ISBN 9781450333498.
  16. Template:Cite patent
  17. https://patents.justia.com/inventor/sajid-sadi
  18. https://patents.justia.com/inventor/sajid-sadi
  19. "Sajid Sadi Inventions, Patents and Patent Applications - Justia Patents Search". patents.justia.com. Retrieved 2019-10-01.

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