Infrared goggles and vibrating armband help people who are blind ‘see’

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An array of vibrating pads tin convey a low-resolution representation of a determination to assistance radical who are unsighted navigate

Technology 21 January 2022

By Matthew Sparkes

Infrared goggles

Infrared goggles utilized successful the caller navigational system

Manuel Zahn

Infrared goggles and an array of vibrating pads tin springiness radical who are unsighted an intuitive mode to navigate portion besides retaining afloat usage of their hands and ears, dissimilar galore devices connected the market.

Manuel Zahn and Armaghan Ahmad Khan astatine the Technical University of Munich successful Germany installed a brace of infrared cameras into 3D-printed prototype goggles to seizure a stereoscopic representation that a tiny machine tin usage to make a representation of what lies ahead. This representation is converted …

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