Electronic Obstacle Detector

'k' Sonar (Model 1-07000-00)

'k' Sonar (Model 1-07000-00)
Description: 

The 'K' Sonar, model 1-07000-00, is an audible electronic mobility aid and obstacle detector designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision.

Bionic Glasses

Bionic Glasses
Description: 

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of normal-looking pair of glasses to enhance vision for individuals with certain types of low vision using similar technology developed for mobile phones and gaming.

Eye 21

Eye 21
Description: 

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a visual assistance system similar to sonar technology that allows individuals who are blind or have low vision to be aware of their surroundings through the use of sound.

Guido

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 1/2009) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Guido is a walking frame and electronic mobility aid designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision and mobility disabilities.

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Lasercane (Model N-2000)

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 03/2007) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The LaserCane, model N-2000, is an audible and vibrating mobility aid designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision.

Miniguide

Miniguide
Description: 

Miniguide is a vibrating and audible electronic mobility aid designed for use by individuals who are blind, deaf blind, or have low vision.

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Miniguide Us (Models 1-07006-00 & 1-07007-00)

Miniguide Us (Models 1-07006-00 & 1-07007-00)
Description: 

Miniguide US is a vibrating and audible electronic mobility aid designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision.

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N-8

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 8/2003) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The N-8 is a laser cane designed to assist individuals who are blind or deaf/blind for mobility purposes. Two invisible light beams are emitted from the cane.

Smart Cane

Description: 

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a “Smart Cane” that can read and interpret electronic navigation tags installed between buildings to aid a person who is blind or with low-vision navigate toward his or her destination with greater

Sonic Pathfinder

Sonic Pathfinder
Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 04/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Sonic Pathfinder is an audible electronic mobility aid designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision.

Sonification Prototype

Sonification Prototype
Description: 

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a sonification prototype designed to help users that are blind or have low vision. Designed as a sound guide that gives information on the user’s environment as a complement to the classic cane or guide dog.

Tacit

Tacit
Description: 

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a haptic device to assist individuals who are blind or low vision to determine the proximity of objects in complex environments.

Ubg Ultra Body Guard

Ubg Ultra Body Guard
Description: 

The UBG Ultra Body Guard is a vibrating and voice output electronic mobility aid designed for use by pedestrians who are blind or have low vision.

Ultracane

Ultracane
Description: 

The UltraCane is a vibrating electronic mobility aid and obstacle detector designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision.

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Virtual Cane

Virtual Cane
Description: 

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a handheld device that uses sonar-type technology to create a virtual white cane that allows users who are blind or with low vision navigate within their environment.

Visually Impaired Assistant (Via)

Visually Impaired Assistant (Via)
Description: 

-------- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an electronic obstacle detector and navigation aid for individuals who are blind or have low vision.

Wheelchair Pathfinder

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 03/2007) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE.

Wicab Brainport

Description: 

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: The Wicab BrainPort prototype is designed to assist individuals who are blind or have extremely low vision.

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