• Researchers build a smart cane with integrated navigation for the visually impaired

    11 days ago - By SlashGear

    Stanford University researchers have constructed a cane that could be of significant use to the blind or visually impaired. The cane costs about $400 and is augmented with the ability to self navigate. Researchers leveraged technology designed for autonomous vehicles in the design to guide the visually impaired safely and efficiently through the environment. The cane is designed to help...
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  • Researchers build $400 self-navigating smart cane

    Researchers build $400 self-navigating smart cane

    11 days ago - By Phys.org

    Most know the white cane as a simple-but-crucial tool that assists people with visual impairments in making their way through the world. Researchers at Stanford University have now introduced an affordable robotic cane that guides people with visual impairments safely and efficiently through their environments.
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