Braigo Braille Printer

Braigo took the world by surprise by presenting the world’s first Low-Cost/Silent/on-chip translation/IOT-Cloud enabled printer concept. The final product is under development at this moment. Check out the product progress as we evolve through versions.
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Community Connects

We are striving to build a community which works for empowerment and welfare of the visually impaired. Our app services offer uploading and printing of documents in Braille, creating a community where users have access to documents uploaded by other braigo app users.
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What we do

Our mission is to bring "Humanely Optimized" technologies that are innovative, affordable simple and catering to solving life's problem.

Braigo Labs Inc. was formed to develop “humanely optimized” technologies to benefit people worldwide. The company provides scientific and technological services, including the research, design, creation, and development of technology-based innovations and services for the marketplace. They aim to deliver innovative, simple products that cater to solving life’s problems—with alternative routes to design that can bring down prices by more than half of current offerings. Braigo™ was founded in 2014 by the then 12-year-old Shubham Banerjee. Braigo™ has won multiple technology and innovation awards worldwide and has been featured regularly in major TV channels and Newspapers worldwide. Braigo’s publicly demonstrated prototype products include Open Source DIY Braille Printer using LEGO, First light-weight, portable, almost silent, IOT/Cloud enabled Braille printer, First on-chip braille transcription without any extra software installation and Braigo Platform.

  • BraigoTM Platform Beta Launch
  • R&D work in progress for final product
  • Successfully developing Braigo V1.0 and V2.0
  • Inspiration for developing a braille printer

Our Team

SHUBHAM BANERJEE
SHUBHAM BANERJEE
FOUNDER
MALINI BANERJEE
MALINI BANERJEE
PRESIDENT
NILOY (NEIL) BANERJEE
NILOY (NEIL) BANERJEE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
DON MORRISON
DON MORRISON
CORPORATE ADVISORS
SHAULI CHAUDHURI
SHAULI CHAUDHURI
MARKETING STRATEGY
DR. RITESH SHAH
DR. RITESH SHAH
PARTNERSHIP/COLLABORATION AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
HENRY WEDLER
HENRY WEDLER
ADVISOR
Dr. Ryan Pemberton
Dr. Ryan Pemberton
ADVISOR
ANIL ADVANI
ANIL ADVANI
LEGAL ADVISOR
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Investors and partners

INTEL CAPITAL

Intel Capital makes equity investments in a range of technology startups. It is a division of Intel Corporation, set up to manage Corporate venture capital, global investment, mergers and acquisitions.

SILICON VALLEY BANK

SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators.

INVENTUS LAW

Inventus Law is a Silicon Valley based premier law firm that represents high growth startup companies, founders, angel investors, incubators, accelerators and venture capital and private equity investors.

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Coming of age Braille printer to ease printing and make it accessible to one and all!

Slashes the price of a printer from more than $2000 to around $350 for education, teaching and home use purposes

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Recognition

Tommy award

In an event at Intel Corporation in Santa Clara on March 18, 2016.The Edison Innovation Foundation Board members were present to give “The Tommy” 2016 Edison Innovation Award to selected three individuals based on their innovation using Intel Edison Development kit.

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Campus Party 2015 – Sao Paulo

Shubham Banerjee presented at the Campus party , Sao Paulo.

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ICAP summit

Shubham Banerjee 13, is the youngest entrepreneur to receive Intel Capital funding.

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Maker Faire NY

Shubham Banerjee attended World Maker Faire New York in September 2014 with Braigo v1.0 (Lego Mindstorms EV3) and Braigo v2.0 (Intel Edison)

MAKERFAIRENY

IDF 2014

Intel was so impressed with shubham banerjee’s effort to bring a cheaper braille printing solution that mike bell, vp and gm of new product’s group announced that intel will invest in braigo labs inc. to help bring the product to market.

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Design Con

We’ve gathered four such young engineers who excel, not just “at their age” but excel in their enthusiasm and with their accomplishments.” – DesignCon 2015, Jan 28th Shubham Banerjee will be at a panel of 4 young engineers.

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Readers digest

After his parents received a flyer seeking donations for the visually impaired, preteen Shubham Banerjee went online to research what it’s like to be blind. He was indignant to learn that Braille printers cost at least $2,000.

READERSDIGEST

Nominet trust 100 Winner

None of this innovation is designed to garner likes from our 70 closest friends via a badly taken snapshot and a line of text. Nor are these applications designed to make Silicon Valley tech companies more profitable.

NOMINET100

Trusted Reviews Awards

In one of the most exciting categories where votes are cast on the new and genuinely genius products, which have the potential to make a real impact on the world, a low-cost braille printer by Braigo is hailed Technology Innovation of the Year.

TRUSTED

Scholastic

Shubham Banerjee, a 13-year-old from California, isn’t your average science fair entrant. After learning about the Braille system and the high cost of the special printers (more than $2,000) that produce the raised dots, Shubham set out to create an affordable printer for the blind.

SCHOLASTIC

Synopsis award

At the 2014 Synopsis Science Fair award ceremony on April 6, 2014 at the Campbell Heritage Theater, Campbell, California; Shubham Banerjee , the creator of Braigo was judged as the winner of the 2014 Synopsis Outreach Foundation.

SYNOPSIS

SENSE-ational Science

One of the hands on activities planned for this workshop was the demonstration of Braigo , by Shubham Banerjee and also a hands on building session of Braigo. The non-profit K.I.D.S. sponsored two Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit for the workshop.

SENSEATIONAL

APA Award

NBC Bay Area and Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) selected Shubham Banerjee as the 2014 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Honoree in the Silicon Valley Bay Area.

APAAWARD

LEGO BUILD 4 GOOD

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 “Build 4 Good” challenge took place in Seattle on 4/10/2014 and tasked teams from Amazon, Egencia, Expedia, HTC, Nordstrom, Xbox and zulily to build robots that creatively solve everyday problems.

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Youth Innovation Award

Shubham Banerjee, was invited as a Young Inventor for the Youth Track to talk about Braigo and participated in a discussion with others in the audience about Innovation. He was recognized with 2014 Youth Innovation Award at Open Forum 2014.

YOUTHINNOVATOR

Maker Faire 2014, Bay Area

Shubham Banerjee received Maker Faire Editor’s Choice Ribbon at the Bay Area Maker Faire 2014. This was his first time participating in Maker Faire. He applied to Maker Faire at the time of his science fair project in February 2014.

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White house maker Faire

On invitation from the White House, Shubham Banerjee , the creator of Braigo, was among the more than 100 students, entrepreneurs, engineers.

WHITEHOUSEFAIRE

Tech Awards

The Tech Awards honors individuals, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies who are using technology to significantly improve human conditions in the categories of environment, education, health and economic development.

TECHAWARDS

40 under 40

Shubham Banerjee may be the youngest person to ever get venture funding, which made him the hit of Intel Capital’s recent Global Summit in Huntington Beach. It also helped secure Banerjee a place on the 2014 Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list.

40UNDER40

20 Under 20

13-year-old Shubham Banerjee was upset about how much it costs to buy a printer that prints in Braille, you can build your own Lego. Intel has already invested in the invention. 20 for 20 – that gives you performance anxiety.

20UNDER20

Popular Science

The world’s cheapest Braille printer got its start with a single piece of mail. Upon seeing a letter soliciting donations for the blind, Shubham Banerjee, then 12 years old, asked his parents how blind people read.

POPULARSCIENCE

US NEWS- Next gen STEM leaders

America’s economic future is dependent on young people developing critical science, technology, engineering and math skills,” said Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News.

USNEWS

IAPOY

The India Abroad Person of the Year Awards, held at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City on Friday June 12, honored 14 achievers in seven categories.

IAPOY

ACB – RSVA Innovation Award

Presented Jointly by American Council of the Blind and The Randolph Sheppard Vendors of America at the ACB 2015 conference on July 6th, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.

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