Blind Tech Innovator Marx Melencio

Blind Tech Innovator Marx Melencio

Creating Wearable Real Time 3D Perception Technology. For the Blind.




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About Blind Tech Innovator Marx Melencio

I’m Building 3D PERCEPTION TECHNOLOGY. For Blind Persons. Like Me.

And I’d Greatly Appreciate Your Support — Let’s Make This Happen!

Hi. I’m Marx from the Philippines.
  • I’m a passionate tech developer. I’m a tactical digital entrepreneur.
  • I’m a tireless disability advocate. I'm a husband and a father.
And I’m completely blind. Due to an incident of senseless violence. In 2003 …

• Your Support GREATLY Helps Me Complete This Project …
:) Please CONTRIBUTE to my work as a Patron — Thank you!! :)

For almost 2 decades, I participate in activities for persons with disabilities (PWDs).
  • In 2006, I built among our country’s first virtual work platforms for PWDs.
  • Today, I organize and serve as the head trainer of free workshops for the blind, helping them to get remote jobs in the middle of a global crisis
And here’s a video series of my recent Zoom sessions with 40 blind Filipinos …

I’m active in local and international startup communities and business networks.
  • I was recognized as the 2008 Most Inspiring Entrepreneur of the Philippines.
  • Our government chose me as the National Capital Region’s “Startup Champion”.
And this BBC News feature talks about how I built a multi-lingual call center …

But my focus is on building 3D perception technology for the blind.
>> I closed a government seed R&D grant for this project.
And I'm now working on this project through global collaborative partnerships with:

:) I look forward to completing my project through your support — Become a patron today! :)

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