6 Inventions by Young Indian Geniuses This Year

6 Inventions by Young Indian Geniuses This Year

These creative inventions by Indian youngsters will inspire you to innovate.

1) ‘Goggles for the Blind’

Anang Tadar, a Class XI student from Arunachal Pradesh, has developed a pair of glasses to help the visually-impaired navigate “hands-free”.

Tadar’s goggles, referred to as G4B, use echolocation technology – which mimics the way bats sense their surroundings – to alert visually-impaired wearers to objects within 2 metres of its field view.

His innovation won him the Dinanath Pandey Smart Idea Innovation Award in March this year, and according to reports, UNICEF has expressed interest in refining his prototype in order to make it ready for the market.

2) Bee Saver Bot

Twelve-year-old Kavya Vignesh hopes to save bees from going extinct. The Delhi girl and her team built a bee saver bot, nicknamed ‘Lightnight McQueen’, on the Lego Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit.

The young inventors, who call themselves Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, was India’s youngest ever team to qualify for the First Lego League – European Open championship in Aarhus in May. The team won second place in the European Robotics Competition.

3) World’s Smallest Satellite

Rifath Sharook, an 18-year-old from Karur in Tamil Nadu. Scripted history in June after NASA sent a 3D-printed satellite he helped build into space.

The ‘KalamSat’, named after APJ Abdul Kalam, is the world’s smallest satellite – with a weight of 64grams.

4) Energy-efficient Car

In March this year, a team of 15 girl students from Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women. Won honours at the Shell Eco Marathon in Singapore for their creation, an energy-efficient vehicle.

Touted to be the only all-woman team from Asia, ‘Team Panthera,’ comprising 15 engineers aged between 18-21. Won the Perseverance and Spirit of the Event Award for Iris 2.0 – a three-wheeled vehicle with a mileage of 300kmpl.

5) Skin Patch to Detect Silent Heart Attacks

Akash Manoj, a Class X student from Tamil Nadu, has developed a skin patch that can detect ‘silent heart attacks’. His skin patch, that can be attached to the ear or the wrist, will release a ‘positive’ electrical impulse. Which will attract the negatively charged protein released by the heart to signal a heart attack, PTI reported.

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