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Navi-Ball / Tactile navigation for blind

Navi-Ball
Navi-Ball

Navi-Ball is a navigation hemi-ball for the blind. When the blind want to go somewhere, he can just tell the Navi-Ball, the Navi-Ball will generate the best route from the starting position to the destination through inbuilt GPS. The route, together with the real-time position and the destination can be felt on the round “screen”. The route and the real-time position is updated from time to time. In the street corner, the Navi-Ball will remind the blind to turn left or right by shaking to the left or right. The compass in the upper left of the “screen” can rotate to tell the north direction.

University

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Wu Zhenbo,Luo Shijian

Design

Front Innovation Design

Front Innovation Design
Hangzhou, China

Wu Zhenbo,Luo Shijian