Arsh Shah Dilbagi, the 16-year-old wonder kid from India, took the world by storm last year with the announcement of his ambitious project ‘TALK’ which converts breathing patterns of humans into actual audible words. Cut to the present and the Gold Medalist at IRIS National Fair and India Innovation Initiative is already promising a better world to people with developmental disabilities and speech impairments after his device completed its trial run successfully.

While Arsh hopes to take his master invention to another level, here’s the young scientist sharing his story at the TEDxGateway event about how his device is already touching lives in ways more than one: