While many visually impaired individuals wear sunglasses to hide their handicap from the world, the Navigation Blind Sunglasses isn't the typical type of eyewear they would normally opt for. It is a hi-tech pair of glasses that have been conceived to help them rather than hide them. It comes attached with an earpiece that provides auditory feedback in such a way that it provides guidance for the wearer.
Designed by Xu Guang-suo, the Navigation Blind Sunglasses also allows the wearer to conversate with the device itself in addition to receiving real-time feedback via a strategically placed mic. Equipped with sensors, the Navigation Blind Sunglasses maps out its surroundings to accurately guide the wearer around obstacles easily and conveniently. It is sleek and stylish to boot.
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By: Meghan Young - Published: Jun 19, 2012 • References: yankodesign