A SWAN to guide blind people

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Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed SWAN (an acronym for "System for Wearable Audio Navigation"), a wearable computing system to help blind people navigate in unfamiliar environments. The current prototype is composed of a laptop (or soon a PDA) carried in a backpack, several GPS trackers, four cameras and various sensors.

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