MiniGuide US: Haptic Feedback Device for the Blind — The Assistive Technology Daily

The Assistive Technology Daily provides a review of a new guide for individuals with visual impairment or deaf/blindness.

MiniGuide US,  developed by the American Printing House for the Blind is a haptic feedback tools that uses ultrasound to detect objects during travel. Used in conjunction with standard methods of travel for individuals with visual impairment (cane, guide dog or a guide) it provides the use with vibration or auditory feedback.

 

Miniguide US: A User’s Review Review by Ashlie McCrae The Miniguide US is a handheld device that registers with pulses and vibrations when it detects objects in its path. 2,105 more words

via MiniGuide US: Haptic Feedback Device for the Blind — The Assistive Technology Daily

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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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