Daniel Cuartas

Technology Advisor

Colombian, Mechatronics engineering, specialized in devices of high and low tech and low cost, designed for people with disabilities, recognized by the MIT Technology Review in emTech, the world’s most important technology fair, as the Innovator of the Year for the design of a low cost Eye Tracker device that allows the user to control, through his eyes, the electronic appliances within his room: turn on and off lights, change the position of his bed or make a phone call. As well as other computer vision dependent devices. He currently leads a group in the system of public libraries of Medellín, Daniel’s hometown, to encourage the use of technological experimentation, robotics, automation and programming within the city’s most dangerous and poor districts as an alternative to violence for the kids.