There are already plenty of products that make life easier for visually impaired people. Thanks to these smart wearables and gadgets, blind people are going to have an easier time getting around independently:
OrCam MyEye: a smart wearable for the blind and visually impaired users. It mounts to glasses to identify objects / faces and read text. It communicates with the wearer through bone conduction.
Sunu Band: a smartwatch with sonar technology and haptics to help people feel their environment, find doorways, and avoid accidents.
Cellulo: a hand-sized robot to help blind schoolchildren find their way around in the classroom and avoid obstacles. Children simply have to move the robot on a map of the room and wait for it to detect and recognize obstacles.
Seeing AI: turns smartphones into a narrator, helping the blind recognize people and identify products.
Dot Watch: a braille smartwatch with 24 dots and Bluetooth 4.2. Its dots come up, so you can feel them with your fingers.
feelSpace: a smart navigation belt with vibration alerts. It has 360-degree coverage and uses gentle vibrations to guide you.
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