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First substitute ever for the white cane for people with visual disabilities.
Strap is a wearable device designed to detect any type of obstacle and notify the user of possible collisions with vibrations.
With a completely intuitive and easy to use system, STRAP becomes a new sense and a new way of seeing and feeling the environment.
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Strap Technologies wants to replace cane with handsfree device for blind people
Contxto – Strap Technologies wants to change the way its users explore the world. Through a wearable device, the Mexican startup wants to help blind people gain more independence. Its product isn’t available for shipping yet—users will have to wait until the summer of next year. Strap Technologies’s device Unlike the thin cane commonly used […]
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