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Electronic Obstacle Detector

'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
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
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.

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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Iglasses Ultrasonic Mobility Aid
Description: 

iGlasses Ultrasonic Mobility Aid is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The iGlasses™ Ultrasonic Mobility Aid is a head-mounted device which uses ultrasonic sensors to detect objects and communicate via gentle vibrations.

Description: 

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

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)
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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Munivo: Hand Map
Description: 

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an electronic navigation aid worn on the hand that allows individuals who are blind or have low vision to "see" potential obstacles in their path.

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 8/2003) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE.

Sighted Wheelchair
Description: 

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a robotic wheelchair that uses three dimensional (3D) imaging to allow individuals who are blind or have low vision and use a wheelchair to "see" when navigating in the indoor and outdoor environmen

Sonic Pathfinder
Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 04/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE.

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
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
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
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)
Description: 

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

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