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Kapten Plus Voice Activated GPS with US Maps (for blind and visually impaired persons)

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This GPS unit is perfect for someone on the go, who wants to find their way around town using voice rather than vision. The GPS unit “Where Am I” tool gives you your precise location and a description of what is around you; and even allows you to save your destinations and trips so that you can use them again (called geotagging).

Posted by Tanya Dec 15, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Lily’s Guide Dog

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The news of two Great Danes needing adoption has caught massive attention. The Shrewsbury Dogs Trust care, in Telford, England is looking for a home for the two gentle giants. What makes this story unique, and the reason why it has caught the attention of so many dog lovers across the country is because one of the dogs is the others’ seeing-eye dog.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Nov 02, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

New GPS Gadget for the Visually Impaired

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For centuries, individuals with visual impairments have used white canes to feel in which direction for the user to walk and to avoid bumping into obstacles. Then specially trained dogs were enlisted to help the visually impaired to safely navigate. There has also been several GPS navigation-assistance systems created for the blind, but none of those gadgets were meant to replace canes or guide dogs until now.

Posted by Tessa Dec 14, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments