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blind inventor creates 'smart cane' that uses google maps to navigate blind people - 0 views

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    "the weWALK cane consists of an electronic handle with a regular 'analog' white cane that is inserted into the bottom. it uses an ultrasonic sensor to detect any obstacles above chest level and warns the user via a vibrating handle."
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A Beacon System to Guide the Blind Through London’s Subways | GOOD - 0 views

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    "This challenge inspired the Royal London Society for Blind People to team up with design firm Ustwo and create Wayfindr, a Bluetooth enabled beacon system to guide people who are blind or visually impaired through the London Underground."
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Wearable Device GIST Helps the Blind 'See' What's Around Them | Singularity Hub - 0 views

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    "Meet GIST, a gesture-controlled wearable device that helps the visually impaired navigate the world around them. University of Nevada computer scientists Vinitha Khambadkar and Eelke Folmer recently debuted GIST at a technology conference."
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