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This low-cost wearable technology, called Object Detection Instrument (ODI) works by being placed on a person’s body, and it detects any obstacle within a metre. It is connected to a mobile app, via Bluetooth, and so it alerts the user through vibrations and voice alerts.
“I know how much my grandfater suffered. So I decided to do something for the visually impaired, the student explained.
It took Vishweswar two months to develop the product, and he created it in his bedroom. When it was finished, the inventor tested the ODI. “I tested it at a special needs school in Dubai. A couple of students tried it on and gave me constructive feedback. They suggested some additional features. One of them suggested I resize the device to make it lighter and smaller”, the teenager added.
The device has a production cost of about 80 USD, and Vishweswar hopes do commercialize it worldwide.
The inventor won the first award at GEMS Modern Academy, having received approximately 2,700 USD. He will also receive guidance to convert his idea for a wearable object detection device into a business start-up.
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