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SEEWIMMING / Swimming Cap


Blind swimmers are usually hit by their coach with a specific rod when they are close to the wall, so that they stay far away from the pool wall. In order to improve the way of reminding them, we installed an ultrasonic sensor on swimming caps to help the blind swimmers to easily determine an obstacle’s distance. If it is 10 meters, 5 meters or 3 meters near the wall, continuous short vibration, continuous short acceleration of vibration and long-lasting vibration will respectively help them do self-training. If the swimmer is more close to the right lane, then the short vibration alerts from the right side.


National Taipei University of Educa

National Taipei University of Educa
Taipei City
Taipei City, Taiwan

Yu-Chun Liu,
National Taipei University of Education

Tsai-Ni Wang,
National Taipei University of Education

Jen-Yi He,
National Taipei University of Education