Prashant S. won 1st prize for product TIPO, a Braille keypad, participated in Hackaday Super Conference, Los Angeles
Prashant Sharma, a Third Year Student of Pillai College of Engineering, New Panvel participated in the Hackaday Super Conference held on 14th November, 2017 at Los Angeles. He and his team won the first prize for best product worth $30000 at this event for their product “TIPO”, a Braille keypad for the blind which can be attached at the back of any smart phone.
The team also won the fifth place for Hackaday prize which was worth $5000. Hackaday is a world renowned open source hardware development platform.
Prashant and his team were also featured in the Deccan Herald newspaper for this product.