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3/12/2019 4:01:15 PM

Handicapped-assistive spectacles wins Startup competition

After surpassing 642 smart communication devices projects, MultiGlass by Le Hoang Anh, his twin brother Le Anh Tien and co-workers has won the first prize in the Startupper of the Year 2018-2019 competition organized.

Le Hoang Anh (center) receives the award from the organizing board. Photo: DT News

Startupper of the Year competition held by Total Challenge, takes place in 55 countries around the world, aiming to support ideas and projects that help address a widespread problem affecting communities in the contestant’s country. It could be about providing educational opportunities, reducing child mortality, improving public health, developing access to electricity in rural areas, improving road safety on the roads or building houses with eco-friendly materials. The winner of the first prize in each country will present their project to the International Jury Council to select the 6 final winners.

This year, in Vietnam, the top 3 awards went to MultiGlass, iNut 100% Platform and Talks cafe with cash value of VND 335 million, VND 200 million and VND 135 million, respectively.

The MultiGlass is a pair of spectacles that supports those with hand disability to manifest computers work simply by moving their heads. At the same time, anti-drowsy sirens is installed in the spectacles, helping drivers avoid distraction and reduce traffic accidents due to fatigue.

Although MultiGlass is still in the testing process, Multi Glass, the product still hold vast potential to be widely launched in the market:

“The humanity of the product, the creativity of the solution is great This product may not be able to generate huge revenue or profit but it is feasible to be deployed in the market, ”said Ly Quy Trung, CEO of Aka Furniture group, advisor of the contest./.

  ( Translated by P.Y )
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