From the same company that brought about affordable Braille printing using Legos, another product has been launched that helps visually impaired people. Braigo LabsTM and its founder, Shubham Banerjee, has created a software application that takes visual information and translates it into textual audio.
The visually impaired community faces a unique problem. Information is often visual-based, whether on the Internet or in our daily lives. While many companies and nonprofit organizations have invested capital to create tools that can help, many are standalone solutions and require upfront training. Some are more expensive, and others are unaffordable. Existing screen readers or accessibility tools on our computers today are not able to explain what an image says. This challenge extends across multiple languages and countries.