The Wonder Boy

\"1187445716-A nine year old Emirati, Adeeb Al Balushi is honored for his multiple inventions by Dubai Municipality (DM), Hussain Lootah ahead of World Intellectual Property Day.

This Child genius has invented a car seatbelt heart monitor, cleaning robot and light-weight prosthetic limbs. He has also invented a fireproof helmet with a camera system to help see in emergencies.

The young guy said he started inventing Prosthetic limbs after seeing his father in discomfort.
\”I always think how to help the needy people to make their life easier with the help of new technology. I started to think to make a lightest artificial leg supporter as my father is a victim of polio and was suffering from a heavy artificial leg,\” Adeeb said.

His father, Al Balushi said \”Adeeb has around seven inventions; I hope these items come to the market. Adeeb will have full rights to it.\” The seven innovations in Adeeb\’s name are registered with the Emirates Intellectual Property Association.

Zawya source of Middle East and North Africa business intelligence, a part of Thomson Reuters is the world\’s leading source of intelligent information for business and professionals reported that “The 10 year old Al Balushi is the youngest Arab scientist and among the youngest investors in the world. His first invention was a waterproof prosthetic limb to help his polio-affected father practice swimming and diving. Today, he holds 7 scientific patents and has been awarded many local, Arab and international certificates of appreciation and membership.”

by Akshatha Karthik

Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News