when someone excites Bill gates with his innovation, it must be worth noting. Deepak Jagdish and his team created Sonique software to assist blind people. It is inspired by echo-location used by bats and helps visually challenged to perceive their surroundings and move around more safely and more easily.
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The users need to have a palmtop PC cum mobile phone for this software solution to work.The blue tooth technology is used to communicate signals emanating from objects. These signals are translated into sound frequencies and conveyed to a visually challenged person through a headphone.
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