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The Swim Leader
The Swim Leader

The Swim Leader is a new type of instrument that helps the blind keep their direction by means of vibration cues. The blind person takes the device to the back of the neck and the device monitors the route of the blind swimmer by matching the signals in real time with the instrument at the pool side. When a blind swimmer deviates from the correct lane, the instrument uses vibrations to indicate the direction the blind person should turn, helping the blind person to stay in the right direction in real time.


Dalian Minzu University

Dalian Minzu University
Dalian, China

Haimo Bao,
Dalian Minzu University