Enabling technology allows the blinded soldier to see

Dear Friends,

Hats off to the technology which keeps us amazing each time it creates enabling solutions to functional limitations that disability brings along.

A soldier who was blinded by a rocket propelled grenade in Iraq three years ago has been fitted with a device that allows him to “see” with his tongue, enabling him to visualise shapes, read words and walk unaided. 

In this technology the camera sends electrical pulses to lollypop-like sensor in mouth allowing the user to visualise surroundings

Click to read here from source: Blind soldier uses tongue device to ‘see’ 

regards

ADITI Secretariat

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