A tape measure for the visually impaired

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How do you measure something when you cannot see the marks on a tape measure? This was the question faced by the developers of the Macaron. In response, they developed a measuring device that can be paired with a mobile app to provide audio measurements. The device was developed by a team from Queensland University, who were inspired by one of their own members, who is visually impaired. The team has now formed a startup called Oseyeris to develop products for the visually impaired. The Macaron is a measuring tape with a digital read out. It is also paired to…

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