Tactile: A Portable Real-Time Text-to-Braille Converter
WheelSense: An Open-Source Smart Add-On System for Wheelchairs
Ramesh Raskar is a pioneer in vision technologies and invention for social impact.
SignAloud: Gloves that Transliterate Sign Language into Text and Speech
Achuta Kadambi invented visual systems to capture light
The Next Dimension of 3D Printing
Traveling can be time consuming with heightened security at airports. Increased terrorist activity has also led to less privacy for people who travel.
The Gulliver Preparatory School InvenTeam created a state-of-the-art baggage set to provide more privacy for travelers, while enabling quick and easy security inspections.
People who are blind or visually impaired often cannot identify the products that surround them, whether they are shopping in supermarkets or moving around in their homes.
- The Suffolk County Technical School InvenTeam focused on the refinement of a dog-treat dispenser that stemmed from a previous student project.
- The InvenTeam aligned with Paws With A Cause®, the largest service-dog trainer in the United States, for guidance on the creation of a dispenser to enable disabled people to reward their dogs.
- The InvenTeam received a 2009 Continuation Grant.