12-year-old girl Creates Tools and Technology for the Visually Impaired

Oct 31, 2016

Hari Bhimarajo (left)
Credit http://abcnews.go.com/US/california-girl-12-creates-tools-technology-visually-impaired/story?id=41571866

12-year-old Hari Bhimaraju of Cupertino, California, has always been fascinated by science and technology, and she's putting her skills to good use by creating tools for the visually impaired.

Hari also created a medicine management system for people living with vision loss who aren’t able to read drug container labels and package inserts. She created an iPhone app that scans the labels using a radio frequency identification system that shows the expiration dates, name of the medicine and whether it needs to be refilled.

Read the full story and watch the video (from ABC's Young & Gifted)