Heather Koren, Westminster Technologies, show us WeWALK, which is device that attaches to a white cane and makes it a smart cane. Smart canes can detect objects above chest level and can pair with apps such as Google Maps. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about WeWalk.
Did you know there are more than 10 million visually-impaired people in the U.S.? And 250 million people in the entire world? What if there was a better, more efficient and safer way to navigate? Now you can. There’s a revolutionary technology for the visually-impaired that is changing all the rules. Introducing WeWALK. A fully-independent, […]
There are many devices available on the market to help individuals with visual impairments. If you’re looking for something to use in conjunction with your white cane and/or guide dog, check out the Sunu Band. The Sunu Band is a “sonar smartband that improves navigation for the visually impaired. It combines sonar or echolocation with […]
In the past several years, there have been many breakthroughs in the field of assistive technology (e.g. the VEST for the deaf or hard of hearing, smart wheelchairs for the mobility impaired, etc.). A more recent example was presented by some students at Birmingham City University, who have developed the XploR mobility cane. XploR is cited as being “a revolutionary ‘smart’ […]