Bracelet that uses an ultrasonic system to help blind people navigate

Based on the resonance location system (echo) used by bats and dolphins to navigate, Marco Antonio Trujillo Tejeda and Cuauhtli Padilla Arias, mechatronic engineers from the Tec de Monterrey in Mexico, devised a bracelet that makes mobility simpler and safer for the blind.


Photo: Close-up of the bracelet; Copyright: Sunu

The technological development has international recognition and has sparked interest for industrial production by a manufacturer in the medical sector; © Sunu