RSS

Middle Schoolers Develop App to Help Visually Impaired | Voices, Scientific American Blog Network

17 Oct

“We saw him struggling, trying to get around. What if we could create an app to help him?”

Like many great ideas, Hello Navi started with a …

Source: blogs.scientificamerican.com

Necessity is the mother of all invention…

The other story is how a challenge can get more young women interested in STEM fields. "Using voice commands, Hello Navi allows visually impaired or visually challenged students to navigate their school. Using pre-loaded paths that they can activate with their voice, the app guides students like Andres from one point to the other, faster and with little to no assistance from a mobility specialist. As their inventors describe it, Hello Navi “takes [students] by the hand, digitally.”

See on Scoop.itaect

Advertisements
 
Leave a comment

Posted by on October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: