Roopam Sharma, a 23-year old Indian scientist, won the World Health Summit Startup award, 2018 for his invention, Manovue – the world’s first intelligent personal assisting system for the visually impaired.
Sharma was awarded at an annual event of the health summit in Berlin recently.
Manovue eliminates the need for Braille language to decipher a printed text and instead combines vision intelligence to help the visually impaired people read.
Besides plentiful awards and recognition, Roopam is also listed in the UNESCO Youth forum and Innovators under 35. He is known for his socially viable innovations that combine artificial intelligence.