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CALIFORNIA TEEN BUILDS PROTOTYPE FOR BRAILLE PRINTER WITH LEGOS

Shubham Banerjee

(original source ABC News) 

A California middle school student designed a new and cheaper way to print in Braille, and he built it with Legos.

A Silicon Valley teenager is proving it’s never too early to become an entrepreneur. 

Shubham Banerjee of Santa Clara asked his parents how blind people read, and when they told him to Google it, he became fascinated with Braille.

But he couldn’t believe that Braille printers cost $2,000 or more. Set out to change things, the eighth grader built a Braille printer with a Lego robotics kit as a school science fair project last year.

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