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Saturday September 7, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
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by aida ahmad
The Visiontouch technology which Robest Yong invented employs the Braille system, which uses only six dots to construct the alphabets to form the words the blind wish to type. When the user presses a button or sends/receives a message, the Visiontouch built-in voice playback will voice out the commands
FIFTY-three-year-old Robest Yong is a mechanical engineer by trade and an award-winning inventor.
If you step into his house, you will see framed pictures on the
wall of him winning awards for
his inventions and rubbing shoulders with the likes of Stephen Hawking.
Yong has always had the drive to be an inventor and innovator from a young age.
“It is a passion for me and in my DNA to discover new things,” he said.
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