7th Grader Builds Braille Printer From Legos

“Last year, when he was just 12-years-old, Shubham Banerjee from California decided to build his own low-cost machine to print Braille, a touch-based writing system for the blind and visually impaired, after learning that the devices cost upwards of $2,000. He believed that there must be a way to make them cheaper so that the technology could become more accessible, especially to those in developing countries. So, for a school science fair project, the seventh-grader decided to see what he could do with Lego’s Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit.”

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