Smartcane ensures independent mobility, safety and gives confidence
SmartCane device is an electronic travel aid which fits on the top fold of the white cane. It serves as an enhancement to the white cane and overcomes its limitations by detecting knee-above and hanging obstacles. Such objects include the side of a truck, hanging cloth strings, protruding coolers or air conditioners, railing, tree branches, inclined ladders, etc. These obstacles do not have significant footprint on the ground and thus can result in injury to the head or upper body parts. For safe mobility, it is important that they are detected early. The cane has other uses as a spatial awareness device as it can detect presence or absence of objects in the surroundings.
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News and Events
On 21 March 2015, the SmartCane was launched at IIT Madras during an event organized by Phoenix Medical Systems Chennai Read More
A training on safe independent mobility with SmartCane was held for a group Read More
on 5 March 2015, a training workshop on safe independent mobility was conducted Read More
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Frequently Asked Questions
The SmartCane device is priced at INR 3000, is available at our channel partners.
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The training / learning material is available for download in different formats like epub, daisy, braille, clear print, etc.
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