Inventions are the way the world moves forward, and that is definitely something that Alex Kipman has taken to heart. Even though he is primarily a technologist, he is an inventor and creator who has been involved in dozens of breakthrough programs. He has been responsible for a wide variety of significant industry defining moments throughout the years, and he has even been named Inventor of the Year by the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO).

He comes from a strong educational background fueled by both academic credentials and valuable experiences. He attended some of the top schools in the world, but also got to learn from some of the best and brightest. By working with some of the top minds in the field, he saw what truly meant to identify problems and solve them through innovation. He got to see firsthand what it was like to work on something that nobody else had any knowledge of, and he knew that he wanted that same feeling for himself. That is why he decided to dedicate his life to improving and changing human experiences for the better.

Kipman was born in Brazil, but he attended the Rochester Institute of Technology. He graduated in 2001 with a degree in software engineering. One of his first breakthrough creations was Kinect, which was released in 2010. It quickly became one of the fastest-selling consumer electronic devices in the world, changing the way people interact with their electronic devices, particularly video games. It was this hard work that earned him a position as a technical fellow. He entered the Microsoft Hall of Legends in 2011 after his work on this project, receiving a tremendous amount of recognition for directly influencing or creating a visionary initiative through technical leadership.


Introducing Analog: Charting a New Course in AI and Edge Computing

This is exciting news to present Analog, an innovative edge computing enterprise launched by Founder and CEO Alex Kipman at the AI House in Davos on January 18th, 2024. Based in the dynamic hub of Abu Dhabi, Analog emerges as a visionary force in the realm of AI and mixed reality, reshaping traditional concepts in these fields.

Analog represents more than just a product; it embodies a forward-thinking approach to solutions, integrating intelligent sensors with mixed reality technologies. It aims to seamlessly integrate human necessities with the advanced capabilities of AI, ensuring that our technology enhances and supports human capabilities rather than supplanting them. Analog is dedicated to closing the divide between potential and practicality, enriching human experiences, and nurturing a more interconnected world.

Picture a world where technology is an imperceptible yet vital aspect of our daily lives. Analog is at the forefront of this vision with its pioneering Edge Computing AI. This novel intelligence springs not from static, historical data stored in the cloud but from dynamic, real-time sensor data that captures the true essence of our physical environment.

Analog’s solutions are transforming how it interacts and collaborates, from improving team dynamics in sports using cutting-edge sensors to providing profound insights into performance via holographic data displays.

Visualize smart cities infused with AI sensors and infrastructure that dynamically adapt to the rhythms of urban life, enhancing safety and optimizing energy usage. Think of buildings attuned to our needs for comfort and productivity, shaping a city that is alive and responsive to its residents.

The mission of Analog goes beyond technology; it is crafting experiences that simplify life, empower communities, and protect fragile ecosystems through innovative virtual science and conservation initiatives.

As Analog embarks on this new era of AI, it invites you to join us on this path of discovery and human connection. Join Analog in this exciting venture as it redefines the future of technology with a focus on human experiences. The future is not only what we build; it’s what we envision.

Alex Kipman,
Founder & CEO, Analog


Relevant keynotes:

TED – Talk by Alex Kipman on the Age of Holograms

Mobile World – Congress Presentation on HoloLens 2 by Alex Kipman

ETH – Zurich Lecture on the Science Behind HoloLens 2

Ignite Conference – Alex Kipman Unveils the Metaverse