Wearable device for visually impaired made in Finland

Researchers in Finland have developed a wearable assistive device for the visually impaired.

The device uses a radar system that allows them to move around safely. Users can wear the device like a heart rate monitor. It uses radio waves that can pass through clothes as well.

The radar senses the surroundings and gives signal to the wearer through vibrations or voice feedback and lets them know about obstacles around them.

The trial testing has been positive and visually impaired users feel more confident moving around with the device.

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