Famous Indian Inventors & Discoverers

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Pranav Mistry
(Computer Scientist and Inventor, Best Known for His Work on 'SixthSense', 'Samsung Galaxy Gear' and 'Project Beyond')
Pranav Mistry
Birthdate: May 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palanpur, Gujarat, India

A Computer Scientist and Inventor, Pranav Mistry is best known for developing SixthSense, a gesture-based wearable computer system. Earlier, he had introduced a smartwatch called Samsung Galaxy Gear and a 3D-capturing 360-degree camera called Project Beyond; his other inventions being Mouseless, Quickies, Blinkbot etc.  

Gopalswamy Doraiswamy Naidu
Birthdate: March 23, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coimbatore
Died: January 4, 1974
Ardeshir Godrej
Ardeshir Godrej
Birthdate: March 26, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bharuch, Mumbai, India
Died: 1936 AD

Ardeshir Godrej was an Indian businessman best remembered for co-founding the precursor of the popular Godrej Group, Godrej Brothers Company. Godrej is credited with changing the face of lock-making in India. He patented many of his inventions, including a Gordian Lock and the world's first springless lock.

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P.K. Sethi
P.K. Sethi
Birthdate: November 28, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Varanasi, India
Died: January 6, 2008

P. K. Sethi was an Indian orthopedic surgeon best remembered for co-inventing a flexible and inexpensive artificial limb called the Jaipur foot in 1969 alongside Ram Chandra Sharma. The artificial limb, which was popularized by Indian dancer Sudha Chandran, became immensely popular in India. The Guinness Book of World Records recognized Sethi for his work that has helped several people.