Wearable helps visually impaired users track their guide
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Following this wearable that helps visually impaired people detect objects ahead, Sunu is a tag and smart wristband that will guide users towards helpers or objects. Sunu have developed two devices that work in tandem: a tag that can be attached to a person or object, and a band that visually impaired users wear, which tracks the companion tag. The band works by providing haptic feedback, increasing vibrations as users approach the tag, helping them keep track of their guide, or locate their keys before leaving the house. The band offers two different modes for short-range indoor and long-range outdoor…
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