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A unique Braille printer invented by IIT Guwahati students 

Two students of IIT Guwahati invented a unique Braille portable printer. The Goa Startup Incubator also showed interest in the project.

The talented IIT students came up with a unique idea of a portable braille printer named ‘TactAll’. Atal Incubation Centre will further fund it at the Goa Institute of Management (AIC-GIM).

The Braille printer will be showcased at the startup hackathon at the Purple Fest in Goa. The event will be headed in partnership with the Goa State Commission for Persons with Disabilities. 

The talented students who came up with this innovative idea are Kaviraj Prithvi and Lalika Laya. They will now receive support in the form of entrepreneur mentoring, access to the network, and financial support.

The device is compact and looks like a computer mouse that can input text, custom keyboard input, audio, and photos. All the features are integrated into the printed braille and tactile graphics.

Kaviraj Prithvi spoke to the media and stated that during their research for the hackathon, they had to communicate with many members of the visually impaired community in Bengaluru. It was important to understand the problems and find out the one thing they struggle with often. He also mentioned that they are extremely grateful for the opportunity given to them by AIC-GIM.

Dibbyyan Nath
Dibbyyan Nathhttps://thereaderstime.in/
Dibbyyan is a tech-enthusiast, strategist and a writer who has mentored professionals, entrepreneurs for self and career growth while his owned organization Inteliqo Research and Services have fulfilled different technical projects of renowned global brands.After obtaining degrees and certifications from various national and international reputed institutes such as IIT Delhi, Indian Council of Technical Research and Development, UC San Diego and many more, he has realized that knowledge is incomparable and can definitely make a positive impact on society. His passion towards writing influenced him to engage into different ventures being driven by writing and research which includes the foundation of The Readers Time

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