An MIT poet, herself blind, is helping the blind see via digital technology.
Elizabeth Goldring, a senior fellow at MITs Center for Advanced Visual Studies, spent 10 years and called on the help of 30 fellow students and researchers to develop the $4,000 machine.
Goldring also helped develop a visual language to accompany the system, which is aimed at helping the blind navigate unfamiliar buildings.
The current system works in black and white only; a color system is being developed.
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