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Articles tagged with: blind

The Blind Can SEE The Colors!!

There are no limits to how better can technology make our life better; for instance, a research team at Hebrew University of Jerusalem has developed a new system to help the blind. It’s been named EyeMusic. The system uses sensory substitution devices (SSD).

The SSD’s converts images in to music, thus allowing the visually damaged eyes to ‘see’ using music.

See Through Sound, How The Blind Can Use Sonar

Although there have been a number of prototypes aimed to replace the cane that blind people use to get around, this one is by far the most interesting. The Virtual Cane was invented from a Hebrew University and uses sonar to detect objects.

The user is required to move the hand held device in a similar motion as a normal cane, except the good thing about this device is that it won’t hit any dogs or pedestrians walking by.