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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

Cool Hacked Wii Gadget Allows Babies To Drive Robots

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Babies with mobility issues, such as spina bifida or cerebral palsy, can’t explore the world like babies who can walk or crawl. Since babies explore and learn as part of infant development, mobility is linked with cognitive development.

Posted by Tessa Nov 18, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments