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Blind engineer builds a SMART cane that has Google Maps, Bluetooth, and a sensory device

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 16:02 -- geeta.nair

In today’s age of advance technology, a lot of devices, gadgets, and programs are built to make our lives easier and more convenient. While the more recent innovations were designed for entertainment, some companies are taking technology to the next level by incorporating a high level of help and hopefully, to make a difference to the lives of people who need it the most.

Making mobile app to help visually impaired identify currency: RBI to Bombay High Court

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:43 -- geeta.nair

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it is in the process of making a mobile application to aid visually impaired persons to identify Indian currency notes.

Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice N M Jamdar were hearing a petition filed by the National Association of the Blind (NAB), seeking directions to include distinctive features in new coins and notes for easier identification by the visually impaired.

IIT Ropar launches Android App to help visually impaired recognise currency

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:59 -- geeta.nair

It is often difficult for the visually impaired people to identify the denomination of the currency note.  To assist them easily determine denomination of INR currency notes, a team from IIT Ropar, Punjab has developed an Android App “Roshni”, using image processing and analytics.


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