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Technologies for the Visually Impaired

By Logan Kugler

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 63 No. 12, Pages 15-17

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Thanks to recent advances in technology, the blind and visually impaired are now able to lead more independent lives than ever.

The WeWALK Smart Cane is a great example of what is now possible. The WeWALK looks similar to the cane that some blind and visually impaired people have used for decades to avoid obstacles while walking, but it incorporates a few modern twists.


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