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STRAP Wearable for blind

STRAP Technologies Announces Groundbreaking Hands-Free Device to Replace Cane for the Visually Impaired

STRAP Technologies announced today, on White Cane Safety Day in the United States, the creation of a hands-free device designed to be worn by the visually impaired to allow for […]
Monash University brain implant for blind people

Australian Researchers Develop Brain Implant That May Restore Limited Sight In Blind People

Researchers at Monash University in Australia have developed a brain implant that may restore limited sight in blind people. Many people who are clinically blind have damaged optic nerves. These […]
Loughborough digital guide dog

Loughborough University Student Designs Digital Guide Dog For The Blind

Guide dogs help blind people by leading them to their desired destination. However, only a small proportion of blind people use a guide dog to get around, and for others, […]
5G and wearables helping disabled

How 5G and Wearables Are Changing the Lives of People Living with Disabilities

Approximately 1 billion people across the globe are living with some type of disabilities. Emerging technologies like IoT, wearables and 5G could help people with disabilities live independently and contribute […]
Toyota VR football

Toyota’s Virtual Reality Simulation Lets You Experience What It’s Like to Play Football with...

The Swedish division of automaker Toyota in collaboration with Swedish Paralympic committee has developed a virtual reality simulation that can reproduce how people with different visual impairments perceive the world […]
BuzzClip for the blind

Wearable Device Uses Ultrasound to Detect Obstacles for Blind People

Orientation and Mobility is difficult for people who are blind or has partial sight. The major problem with these people is detecting obstacles above the waist, particularly at head level. […]