Markham teen wins Ontario Science Centre's 2017 Weston Youth Innovation Award

June 20, 2017
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Ontario Science Centre

High school student Anmol Tukrel has already begun to leave his mark on the global scientific community. Today, the seventeen-year-old from Markham, Ontario was presented with the 2017 Weston Youth Innovation Award by the Ontario Science Centre for his creative application of science and technology towards solving a real world problem. Tukrel created the iDentifi app that assists the visually impaired in identifying objects using a smartphone. The app makes use of the phone's camera and the app's artificial intelligence to provide audio identification of objects, brands, colour, facial expressions, handwriting and text. Click here for a demo: