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Microsoft investing in Santa Clara teenager's braille printer

Santa Clara teen Shubham Banerjee shows off the braille printer that he made from his Legos robotics set. (KGO-TV)

Microsoft is making a big investment into a Bay Area teenager's science fair project.

ABC7 News first brought you the story of Shubham Banerjee last January. The Santa Clara eighth-grader made a braille printer from his Legos robotics set.

This is the low-cost braille Braigo printer that Shubham Banerjee created. (Jan. 22, 2015/ABC7 News)



Now Microsoft wants in.

The tech giant is helping Banerjee develop a more robust braille printer using a windows tablet.

Banerjee already has seed funding from Intel, where his dad works.

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