LEGO Braille Printer Provides An Affordable Option For The Blind [Pics]

LEGO Braille Printer Provides An Affordable Option For The Blind [Pics]

Californian seventh grader creates a working braille printer for only $350.

Serena Chu
  • 24 february 2014

Aspiring young talent Shubham Banerjee and his recent science fair project demonstrate that this 12-year-old California seventh grader is destined for great things. He designed a low-cost braille printer using a $350 Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit and a few bucks worth of hardware from Home Depot. The result is a fully functioning system that is comparable to current market models, but at a fraction of the cost.

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