India, Nov. 22 -- Delhi-born Arnav Kapur's Artificial Intelligence-enabled headset, which "augments human cognition and gives voice to those who have lost their ability to speak", has been named as one of the 100 Best Inventions of 2020 by Time. Kapur, a 25-year-old post-doctoral scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), invented the device called AlterEgo at the MIT Media Lab. He made it to the list under the experimental category

Time described AlterEgo as something which "doesn't read your thoughts, but it can enable you to communicate with your computer without touching a keyboard or opening your mouth". The wearer of AlterEgo has to first formulate the question in their mind to use the headset, "a non-invasive, wearabl...