Teenager creates $80 breath-to-speech device, costs 100x less than current solutions | Science! | Geek.com

Teenager creates $80 breath-to-speech device, costs 100x less than current solutions | Science! | Geek.com

Specialized computer systems that allow people with movement and speech impairments like ALS or Parkinson’s usually cost thousands of dollars. However, a 16 year-old student from India has created a device that accomplishes the same basic task as these $7,000-10,000 computers for only $80. Arsh Shah Dilbagi calls his invention the TALK because, well, that’s what it lets you do.