Augmented Reality for the Blind
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 999 , Segment 3
Episode: Asylum Policy, E-Scooters, Blind Navigation
- Feb 4, 2019 11:00 pm
- 17:52 mins
Guest: Markus Meister, Professor of Biological Sciences and Executive Officer for Neurobiology, California Institute of Technology Blind people have two options for navigation: a cane or a guide dog. But there may soon be a third choice: augmented reality. A team at the California Institute of Technology is building a software program that guides the blind through a pair of goggles and spatialized sound.