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Magnetic Guide / guiding tiles

Magnetic Guide
Magnetic Guide

Conventional guiding tiles are not appropriate for blind people to walk on. According to researches, blind people need to walk on flat areas rather than uneven paths. Therefore, we use magnetic force to replace the uneven shape of guiding tiles. When blind people walk on conventional guiding tiles, they use feet to feel the position of guiding tiles, and use white walking sticks to “guess” the direction of guiding tiles. It is neither easy nor convenient. When blind people walk on Magnetic Guide, magnets inside it will attract the metal at the peak of the white walking stick. Helping blind people to predict the road in front of them.

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National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

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Shu-Te University

Shu-Te University
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Yu-Lin Chen

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Shu-Te University

Shu-Te University
Taipei, Taiwan

Hsin-Hua Yeh