Special Tools for Visual Impaired People

Special tools are being developed to help visually impaired people in today activities. Together Istituto Superiore di Sanità and Zurich Polytechnic several activities are carried on.

Artificial retina, portable Braille matrixes, portable devices able to read printed characters and words and to speak to blind people, a virtual stick able to detect obstacles are the main topics of this research. Some demonstrators are already available.

More details on this research topic can be found on the group site.

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