With just class 10 degree, this Hyderabad man invents ‘smart’ alcohol detector

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 February 2019, 11:49 AM
 Hyderabad man invents a ‘smart’ alcohol detector (Photo: Twitter)
Hyderabad man invents a ‘smart’ alcohol detector (Photo: Twitter)

This 22 year-old-man from Hyderabad is the epitome of what ‘some are just born with it’ stands for. Many Indians, though devoid of the ‘supply’ are inherently born with the technical-know-how and Sai Teja among many others are one of the prime examples. The young man, who is reported to have dropped out of school after his 10th class invented a new smart system for vehicles to avoid road accidents by detecting driver's alcohol consumption.

Sai’s detector, as per reports will be able to sense if the driver has consumed alcohol or not and in accordance restrict the vehicle's engine. In addition, the detector will also send an SMS alert to the configured mobile numbers.

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Speaking with ANI Teja said, "I stopped studying after 10th class due to some reasons, but was interested in electrons and use to gain knowledge from the internet. Learnt to code from internet and invented a new alcohol detector which restricts the vehicle engine to start if the driver has consumed more than 30 per cent of alcohol."

Adding further to his marvel of invention, he said, "A text SMS is sent to the numbers which are saved by micro-controller in the device with vehicle number. It took me 15 days to invent this device, it has been priced Rs. 2500."

A device with just Rs. 2,500 is sure to come in handy for the authorities who are keeping a check on the masses, don’t you think so?

First Published: Wednesday, February 06, 2019 11:47 AM
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