Gadgets to make survival easy for the visually impaired
Visual impairment makes a person’s survival pretty tough, as they have to depend on others for almost every activity they want to do. However, with the following gadgets at their disposal, even the visually impaired people can live quite a normal life. Have a look at the following gadgets that have been created to make survival easy for the people who have lost their vision.
Wand for the blind with sensor
This is an ultimate gift from designer Jin Woo Han to all the blind people. Stick is an old concept, now is the time for a wand. Stick is not that that easy to carry around, but this wand is small and anybody can carry it around without much problem. The wand has a distance sensor that recognizes objects in the way. The wand uses the tactile sense of the blind people and alerts them of the obstacles that come in their way quite on time.
Eye ring braille scanner
Designer Jeong Yong understood the reading desire of the visually impaired people and came up with this eye ring Braille scanner that makes it easy to read any book they want to. It is not possible to buy the Braille versions of all books; the eye ring Braille scanner solves this problem perfectly. People are supposed to wear this ring while reading, the inner side of the ring has Braille points and the outer part scans the words. The ring connects to Bluetooth earphones, which enables blind people to hear all the text that the ring scans.
The Bradley Tactile Watch
The Bradley watch by Eone is not just for the blind but also for everybody. This watch requires no vision to read time, all it requires is a simple touch. The two ball bearings in the watch are connected with magnets and indicate minute and hour. Just feel them and find the time.
An amazing design from Kim Seung Woo and Lee Harim’s produces a tactile diagram of the surroundings for the visually impaired people. The Braille sight glasses produce an impression of the monuments and the buildings that blind people come across.
It is a mobility aid for the blind, designed by designerKim Tae-Jin. It enables people to measure distance through light and ultrasonic waves. One plus point of eye stick is that no weather condition like fog, rain, or any other climate issue can affect its performance.
The gadgets for visually impaired people help them to live their lives independently and with more confidence.