Tuesday, August 15, 2006

SWAN uses audio to assist visually impaired

From the CEC Smart Brief:

Researchers are developing a computerized tracking system that assists navigation of unfamiliar and cluttered territory by sending audio clues to the user. The System for Wearable Audio Navigation could be used to help blind people, firefighters, soldiers or anyone else in situations that might leave them visually impaired. The Guardian (London) (8/15)

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