[AI] what is ultra cane

mahendra galani at chello.at
Mon May 26 02:33:56 EDT 2008


its costs around 50000 INR
At 05:37 AM 5/26/2008, you wrote:
>Sir, I am sure that the altra cane will be of immense use. How much
>does it cost in indian currency?
>
>On 5/25/08, prateek aggarwal <prateekagarwal99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hii all,
> > This is prateek.
> > As few of my friends wanted to know about ultra cane, here is the
> > information for their benefit.
> >
> > What is the UltraCane?
> > It's an electronic primary aid, modelled on the traditional white
> > cane, but with some important differences:
> >
> > It uses ultrasonic echoes to find out what objects are in the
> > vicinity. This includes objects at head height, like wing mirrors on
> > lorries. It gives tactile
> > feedback, not audible which could interfere with other hazard
> > information. Different buttons indicate the direction of the object..
> > The intensity of the
> > vibration lets you know how far away the object is.
> >
> > This type of feedback accesses the mapping area of your brain,
> > enabling you to form an immediate awareness of the layout of your
> > surroundings.
> >
> > Advanced technology, simple to use
> > The UltraCane needs surprisingly little practice. 73 % of users feel
> > confident within just a week. That's one reason why the UltraCane has
> > won the Tomorrow's
> > World Health Innovation and European Electronics Design Application Awards.
> >
> > Designed with the Vision Impaired in mind The UltraCane has been six
> > years in the making. It was originally nicknamed the Batcane because
> > it was inspired
> > by the way bats get around in the dark.
> >
> > We took the basic idea and spoke to hundreds of vision impaired
> > people, incorporating their ideas to make sure that you end up with a
> > product you can use
> > with ease.
> > The user friendly UltraCane
> >
> > Our testers told us they needed a primary aid that would make their
> > lives easier. Their ideas have resulted in a user friendly product
> > that: . detects multiple
> > objects in the vicinity . has an overhead sensor, and much greater
> > preview than an ordinary white cane
> >
> > . is intuitive, just switch it on and go
> > . is ergonomic, reducing the risk of RSI
> > . builds on existing skills from using an ordinary white cane
> > . is rugged, hard wearing and easy to maintain
> > . is a carbon graphite collapsible cane, so is lightweight
> > . works on two rechargeable AA batteries, so its running costs are low
> > . meets the quality standard BSEN ISO9001
> > . is attractive and utilises up to date technology.
> > All this, from six years of design and development.
> > Everyone is different
> >
> > The UltraCane can be customised to suit your style and height: You can
> > choose from ten different lengths:
> > 105cm (41in),
> > 110cm (43in),
> > 115cm (45in),
> > 120cm (47in),
> > 125cm (49in),
> > 130cm (51in),
> > 135cm (53in),
> > 140cm (55in),
> > 145cm (57in),
> > 150cm (59in).
> > You can choose your preferred tip, from pencil, roller or large roller.
> >
> > You can also switch between "near" or "far" settings, so the UltraCane
> > can detect objects 2m or 4m away from you, to suit your needs and the
> > environment
> > Best regards
> > Prateek agarwal
> > e-mails:
> > prateekagarwal99 at gmail.com
> > cooldood_prateek at yahoo.com
> >
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>central university
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