16 year old Gursimran Singh is the inventor of Eye Scribe, an assistive device that helps the visually impaired experience the joy of reading.Eye Scribe is a type of wearable technology.
It has an eight-megapixel camera fixed to the frame that enables the capturing of an image. Once the image is captured, it is processed to produce an audio output.
The device gives the blind a 3D aural environment to create mental pictures while reading.
Gursimran started to work on his device in August 2016 and it took him almost three months to showcase it.
It was first screened at the Atal Tinkering Lab Innovation Challenge by NITI Ayog in the FICCI Auditorium on November 5, 2016.