Innovision

  • Mumbai, India
  • Consumer GoodsConsumer Electronics, HardwareEmbedded, Social Impact, Engineering

BrailleMe enables 39 million visually impaired globally to access digital content in tactile form.

Founded:
2015
Stage:
Beta Launched
Market:
B2B

Startup Video

Featured

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These Indian startups are building products for those with disabilities | Times of India

Jul 31, 2016

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The digital revolution is leaving the blind behind, but she’s here to change that | Tech In Asia

May 03, 2016

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Young Turks on a Braille trail | Deccan Herald

Mar 08, 2016


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Team Summary

Surabhi & Shyam are IIT Bombay alumni of 2015 with integrated BTech & MTech degrees. Shyam has published research papers and filed patents, He has also been awarded for his design and products by Schneider GGITC and GE IACT internationally and RoboCon. He also has work experience at Applied Materials. Surabhi has business strategy experience with ShARE, Aspire Advisors & World Economic Forum Global Shapers and entrepreneurial experience with 3 social sector enterprises. She has represented India at Stanford (ASES) and Harvard (HUII) entrepreneurship summits.
The product team comprises of 6 members with expertise in PCB, embedded system, embedded software, Product Design and Fabrication and a person with visual impairment for user expertise. Innovision is also being mentored by Nasscom Foundation (strategy), SINE (technical) and XRCVC (Sector expert) in addition to inclusive design and disability simulation collaboration with Penn State University.

Team

Founding Team

Surabhi Srivastava


Co-Founder

Shyam Shah


Co-Founder

Product/Service Summary

Innovision is a product innovation company developing assistive technology solutions for the differently abled. Currently beta testing BrailleMe - a smart Braille device for digital accessibility for the global visually impaired community. It enables the user to read and type digital content in tactile form. It can be used standalone as a Braille tablet or paired with computer/ smart phone via Bluetooth. It's key applications in education as a complete Braille kit and employment as a peripheral to digital devices for job opportunities in BPO, Data entry, Java Coding, Banking etc. The aim is to improve quality of life and combat illiteracy (90%) and unemployment (70%) which have been limited by low availability, accessibility and high cost (> $2500) of existing assistive technology aids for the visually impaired.

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