This article by V Shakthi is an attempt at throwing light into how millions of people with disabilities lead a daily life in India.
The smart glove, developed by four Moradabad students — Keshav Mehrotra, Abhishek Tandon, Harmeet Kaur and Khushboo Kashyap — converts sign language gestures into corresponding speech.
He also talks about challenges faced by the disabled despite “inclusion” being promised by the government, by companies and by society.
Sparsh is a device powered by a Dynamic Braille Board that reproduces the content of a smartphone or a computer on a rolling display in braille.
India’s visually impaired have been largely ignored in the demonetisation drive on in the country aimed at curbing black money in the economy.
Visually impaired DU professor B R Alamelu uses technology to overcome her disability and navigate through life.