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Gadget Freak Case #248: Digital Walking Stick for the Blind

Marin Davide has developed a digital stick for the blind that's designed to cost the same as a traditional stick.
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11/21/2013 | 2 comments
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NadineJ
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NadineJ   12/27/2013 1:47:35 PM
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This looks very cool.  But, I'd strongly suggest adding a strap to loop around the wrist, just like current canes. 

Many with sight impairment are older and don't have the dexterity or strength to hold onto a device for long periods of time.

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   11/21/2013 5:29:44 PM
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Nice to see the walking stick in action. It's impressive that this can be done for such low cost.

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