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About Us

Every few decades, technology reaches an inflection point - a crystallization of seemingly unrelated elements into something transformative.

Today, it is the web itself which is undergoing such a transformation and Brilliant Labs exists to contribute to its interface layer.

The modern web has fragmented into walled gardens and forced each one of us to live fragmented digital lives as a result. 

Its defining characteristics - obsessive ecosystem control, feudal ownership of data, winner-take-all business models, and arbitrary treatment of stakeholders - have started to poison the waters of human possibility.

We believe in a better path. One characterized by collaboration, openness, and ownership.

A new web is emerging and it will transform how we connect and learn from each other, build community, discover the world around us, engage in commerce, and create beauty to inspire others.

It will be an intelligent, embodied web, enhancing physical with digital, and it will allow us to navigate this one world as our whole selves, no matter who we are.

All of us have a part to play.

At Brilliant Labs, we are building an ecosystem of new computing experiences to catalyze the development of this emerging web - for all of us.

Meet Our Team

Brilliant Labs was founded with a simple intention: to make an augmented-reality device that is light, focused, affordable, and - importantly - hackable. We saw need for a “Raspberry Pi for AR” - an open and accessible device to enable rapid development and experimentation in wearable vision.

We invite you to join us in exploring the future of AR and computer vision. We can’t wait to see what you build.

Bobak Tavangar

Ben Heald

Raj Nakarja

Silvana Kim

Head of Design
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Head of Engineering
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Head of Operations
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What makes Brilliant, Brilliant

Our team is global by design - great talent is everywhere and innovation is enriched through diversity. 

We always question underlying assumptions and inherited approaches.

We scrutinize ‘good’ in the service of ‘great’ - but recognize that the journey toward perfection is infinite. 

We embrace nuance in service of simplicity. 

We are relentless in the pursuit of results but value warmth, empathy, and sincerity. 

Intentionality is woven through everything we touch. 

Humility is essential. 

And curiosity is the seed of genius.

If this resonates with you, please reach out - we’re always on the lookout for great new additions to our team.

Developer Resources

Living Documentation

Continuously updated as our team and community build new features, our docs help you get hacking.

Monocle Docs

Open-Source Codebase

The only limit is your imagination. Fork our code and make it yours. Monocle is open-source under the MIT Lincense.

Brilliant Labs Github

Drag-and-Drop FPGA Interface

With StreamLogic, use a drag-and-drop interface to reprogram the FPGA.

FPGA Docs