Technology to help us navigate
An ornate street light is shown against autumn leavesHere’s a great article highlighting some of the assistive technology that is being used by cities around the world to help people who are visually impaired navigate more safely, easily and independently. From Bluetooth technology in the underground to mobile apps that give users directions and cautions when needed, there are new technologies available on a regular basis.

The article also looks at areas that still need attention for safety reasons and calls on cities to make a more concerted effort to create inclusive transportation and city streets.

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Using Technology to Help Visually Impaired People Navigate Cities

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