Berlin, Nov 4: Roopam Sharma, a 23-year old Indian scientist, won the World Health Summit Startup award, 2018 for his invention, Manovue – the world’s first intelligent personal assisting system for the visually impaired.
Sharma was awarded at an annual event of the health summit in Berlin.
The glove Manovue, developed by the company Eyeluminati, is the wold's first intelligent personal assistant for the visually impaired.
It combines vision intelligence and the internet of things and helps users to read any printed text without knowing the braille language.
By providing haptic feedback,the glove also helps people with vision impairments to move around freely outside well known environments. (UNI)