Wearable provides haptic feedback for the partially sighted
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For those living with blindness or partial sight, there are a number of high-tech ultrasound walking canes on the market, which can alert users of any obstacles at chest or head height, as well as on the ground. But these devices are expensive — the Ultracane for example costs GBP 635. Now, the Buzzclip is an affordable option. The ultrasound wearable can be utilized in combination with a traditional cane to help users navigate indoor and outdoor space. The Buzzclip easily attaches to the wearer's clothing — it can be worn on the neckline, sleeve, waist or arm. Users then…
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