Middle Schoolers Develop App to Help Visually Impaired

Oct 15, 2014 3:30 PM ET

By Mónica I. Feliú-Mójer 

“We saw him struggling, trying to get around. What if we could create an app to help him?”

Like many great ideas, Hello Navi started with a question. The app—invented by Cassandra Baquero, Grecia Cano, Caitlyn Gonzalez, Kayleen Gonzalez, Janessa Leija and Jacqueline Garcia Torres—helps visually challenged students navigate their school grounds. Hello Navi was inspired by Andres Salas, a fellow student at Resaca Middle School who is visually impaired.

Read the full article on Scientific American, here.