NIH-funded modern “white cane” brings navigation assistance to the 21st century


Grantee News
September 8, 2021

Robotic cane with 3D camera can accurately guide user to chosen location, avoiding obstacles

Equipped with a color 3D camera, an inertial measurement sensor, and its own on-board computer, a newly improved robotic cane could offer blind and visually impaired users a new way to navigate indoors. Development of the device was co-funded by NIBIB the NEI. Source: National Eye Institute. Learn more from NEI.