MIT’s Wearable Blind Navigation System

Here is a wearable navigation tool that provides situational awareness for blind and visually impaired people. It has a camera, embedded computer and haptic system to provide feedback when on obstacle is detected.

The system uses computer vision and motion planning to identify walkable space and locate objects. It communicates with the wearer using vibrations. The above video shows how this wearable navigation device works.

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