Shubham Banerjee, recounts his quest to make an advanced, affordable Braille Printer

The Logical Indian

December 20th, 2014 / 6:26 PM

In countries and communities across the globe, young inventors are doing remarkable things to make the world better for every child!

Shubham Banerjee, 13, U.S. resident of Indian origin, recounts his quest to make an advanced, affordable Braille printer.

To make a Braille printer for the masses, do-it-yourself assembly is key. The young inventor built seven different models before settling on one that was able to print the six dots in a desired sequence according to Braille grade 1 standards.

“I am not visually impaired; I am a sighted, 13-year-old eighth grader… I always closed my eyes and used my fingers to feel the bumps on the paper,” he writes. The building instructions and software are open source, which will provide a low-cost solution for the visually impaired community.

Courtesy: Unicef India


Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

This Toll Free Number Is The Reason Behind The Success Of Many Visually Challenged Persons In India

Engineers Create Device To Make The Internet Accessible For The Visually Challenged

Refused By Railways For Her Visual Disability, She Replied By Securing IAS In Her Next Attempt

This 29-Yr-Old Visually Impaired Man Is Trying To Make Technology Accessible To The Differently-Abled

K Suguna

From Selling Candies To Doing Her PhD, An Opportunity That Changed This Visually Imapired Woman’s Life

Arun Mehta

Meet Arun Mehta, Who Made It Possible For Deaf And Visually Impaired To Read And Send SMS

Latest on The Logical Indian

Get Inspired

Paralysed At 18 To Becoming A Para-athlete At 30; Meet Haryana’s Ekta Bhyan Who Won Gold For India


People Accused Of Crimes By CBI Being Appointed As CBI Officers; Complains CBI To Vigilance Commission

TLI Explains

TLI Explains: Can Aligarh Muslim University Allow Reservation For SC/ST Students?


3.5 Cr Elderly Poor Are Being Given Pension Of Mere Rs 200 For Last 12 Yrs


Chennai: 12-Yr-Old Raped By 22 Men For 7 Months In Apartment Complex; Girl Was Drugged & Filmed


LIC Board Approves Proposal To Acquire 51% Stake In Debt-Ridden IDBI Bank


Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.