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, AdEd, OTR/L, ATP

OTR/L with 30 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 15 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary and post secondary students. Experience with adults with disabilities in employment and work transition.
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