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Navigator / Smart White Cane


"Navigator" is designed, combined with modern technology, to help the blind walk.
Human's peripheral nerves are more sensitive than most the other nerves, so guide gloves are designed to remind blind people to walk in the direction from vibration.
First, voice input destination with app. Second, app-linked white cane, white cane and tactile tile use RFID technology to connect real-time information to each other. Third, the information sent back through the tactile tile leads the direction by the vibration on the gloves.
Ultrasonic sense obstacles.
The tactile tile has RFID Passive Tags inside to transmit back information without batteries.


Asia University

Asia University
Taichung, Taiwan

Asia University