Smart cane packs parking sensor tech and beeps when collisions are imminent

Smart cane packs parking sensor tech and beeps when collisions are imminent

mySmartCane is very much in its early prototype phase We’ve seen a few different attempts to smarten up the walking cane over the years, including versions equipped with facial recognition to identify friends and others with laser rangefinders to detect nearby objects. The mySmartCane system is the latest modern-day take on this centuries-old mobility aid, consisting of a ball that can be retrofitted to existing canes to equip them with parking sensor-like technology and give users a better sense of their surroundings. The mySmartCane was dreamt up by Vasileios Tsormpatzoudis, a PhD student at the University of Manchester after […]

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