The Robert Richter 'plan b' device geographically maps out surrounding areas to make it easier for the sight-impaired to "see."
The concept of this digital device applies a simplified version of the Braille system, making tactile versions of maps. The user can also press the dots and 'plan b' will provide spoken information about the corresponding area. The Robert Richter 'plan b' device is definitely one handy gadget for the blind.
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The Robert Richter 'Plan B' map is just of those amazing products that is attempting to make the world a better place by removing a barrier for a very specific niche of people. This is a great design concept that can truly make the world a better place by attempting to make the lives of the blind that much easier.
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