Browser project wins Young Scientist award

Friday 10 January 2003 20.32

Adann Osmani, a 16-year-old student from St Finnian's College in Mullingar, County Westmeath has won the Young Scientist of the Year competition.

His winning entry incorporates a new type of browser for speeding up internet usage by 400%.

The judges described his achievement and depth of knowledge as far in advance of his years.

The project includes an animated character using human speech to read out web pages.