Electrosonar — an electronic device for blind or visually impaired people

Electrosonar is an electronic device for blind or visually impaired people. Electrosonar is a compact sized device, so it can be mounted on the user’s hand.

Electrosonar uses ultrasonic technology and invisible light beams to detect obstacles and other objects and hazards that are located in front of the user’s path. The device produces a level of vibration or musical tones depending on the distance to the object. Weak vibration for relatively far located objects, while more intensive vibration for the nearby objects. This devices can be used very effectively together with a cane and GPS (Global Positioning System)
navigation.

Technical characteristics
  • Distance of hazards detection — up to 23 feet (7 meters),
  • Weight — less than 5 oz (150 grams),
  • Operating time (on 1 battery recharge)   more than 3 hour

Estimated price of Electrosonar less than 250 US dollars. Pre-order now!

About the inventor of "Electrosonar"

My name is Roman Sokolov. I am graduated student of electronic engineering and automated control systems of the National University of Science and Technology MISiS (Moscow, Russia). Furthermore, I have successfully finished "Programming in Python" online course at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) and an "Operations Management" online course at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (USA). Now I am Master student in Web Science of University Koblenz-Landau, Germany.

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