Veteran-Inspired Teen Creates a Better Battery Charger for Prostheses: A Not Impossible Original from ISEF

NotImpossibleNow visited Intel's massive international science fair competition - ISEF - to check out young minds with innovative solutions to helping humans. Inspired by the veterans he saw around him, teenager Tanay Patril built a better, MUCH cheaper battery charger for his friend's prosthetic arm.
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NotImpossibleNow visited Intel's massive international science fair competition - ISEF - to check out young minds with innovative solutions to helping humans. Inspired by the veterans he saw around him, teenager Tanay Patril built a better, MUCH cheaper battery charger for his friend's prosthetic arm.

NotImpossibleNow.com editor Elliot Kotek chatted to Chattanooga teenager Tanay Patril at Intel's science fair about his latest innovation.

Inspired by an amputee friend and the veterans he sees around him in Tennessee (as well as taking to technology to stand out on his college applications), Patril found a way to provide a battery charger for prostheses that costs about 10% of the market leader. The only problem so far is that he's only made the one.

Manufacturers, anyone? Anyone? Bueller?