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Researchers Develop 60 Sonar Watch to Help Blind People Navigate

Researchers Develop 60 Sonar Watch to Help Blind People Navigate

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Researchers Develop $60 Sonar 'Watch' to Help Blind People Navigate

Wake Forest University Team Develop Low-Cost Wearable Sonar Navigation Device to Aid the Visually Impaired

New algorithms power a prototype system for helping visually impaired users avoid obstacles and identify objects

Wake Forest University Team Develop Low-Cost Wearable Sonar Navigation Device to Aid the Visually Impaired

Daniel Kish is an expert in human echolocation and president of World Access for the Blind. (ZUMA Press, Inc./Alamy)

Wake Forest University Team Develop Low-Cost Wearable Sonar Navigation Device to Aid the Visually Impaired

Wake Forest University Team Develop Low-Cost Wearable Sonar Navigation Device to Aid the Visually Impaired

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Wake Forest University Team Develop Low-Cost Wearable Sonar Navigation Device to Aid the Visually Impaired

Wake Forest University Team Develop Low-Cost Wearable Sonar Navigation Device to Aid the Visually Impaired

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Wake Forest University Team Develop Low-Cost Wearable Sonar Navigation Device to Aid the Visually Impaired

The acoustic pattern depicted in this illustration corresponds to the researchers' findings. The red line represents the waveform of a typical mouth-click.

Wake Forest University Team Develop Low-Cost Wearable Sonar Navigation Device to Aid the Visually Impaired

The use of echolocation has previously been observed in blind people, who can judge their

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The sonar device for assisting the visually impaired.

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Wake Forest University Team Develop Low-Cost Wearable Sonar Navigation Device to Aid the Visually Impaired

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