[AI] Information about Ultra cane

Rajesh Asudani rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in
Fri Jun 6 03:27:28 EDT 2008


TOO MUCH! Too Much!!!!!!!!!!!



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From: accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Syed Imran
Sent: Friday, June 06, 2008 11:00 PM
To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
Subject: Re: [AI] Information about Ultra cane

I wonder whether or not this same technology could be used to detect the
obstocles while riding a bike, or any other vehicle.

Syed Imran
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From: "Shadab Husain" <shadabhsn at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2008 6:34 PM
Subject: Re: [AI] Information about Ultra cane


> good morning sir here is the info about it hoe that it would be useful
> thanks
>
> UltraCane
> the next generation
> of mobility aid
> UltraCane
> the next generation
> of mobility aid
> UltraCane gives you the confidence to stride forward, knowing where the
> obstacles are ahead.A mobilityaid that gives you enough informations about
> your surroundings to help you make decisions quickly and naturally!
> The ultrasound equipment and sensors are built in the handle of the cane.
> Two small buttons are connected to the two sensors and will show any
> obstacles by vibrations (which also differ to indicate the distance). The
> two
> sensors point in differnet ways, ensuring that obstacles right in your way
> are
> as well indicated as obstacles in your head and chest area (like the rear
> view mirrors of a bus for example).
> With the UltraCane, you have the opportunity to benefi t from information
> in
> a meaningful way. Its reliance on touch, rather than beeps, as a source of
> information for you means that you are free to listen to all the other
> sounds
> in the area. You will fi nd yourself building up a spatial map, and
> becoming
> aware of your surroundings and any dangers there, at a subconscious level.
> In other words, with no effort at all.
> After a short period of teaching your brain will recognise what the new
> stimuli mean. You'll be able to switch on the UltraCane and use it, just
> as
> you would an ordinary long white cane, providing a greater source of
> information about your surroundings. UltraCane is extremely easy to handle
> and will only need a short training period.
> The folding cane itself is covered with refl
> ective foil, withstands considerable
> use and folds into 4 pieces. It can be customised
> to suit your style and height
> and you can choose from different lenghts from 110 cm (43 in) to 150 cm
> (59 in) and can be equipped with your preferred tip.
> CARETEC GMBH
> Stubenbastei 1, A-1010 Wien (Austria)
> Tel: +431 - 513 80 81-0; Fax: -9
> office at caretec.at
> ; www.caretec.at
>
>
> On 5/28/08, Dr. Homiyar Mobedji <dr.homiyar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Members,
>>
>> Recently I read the information about the Ultra Cane on the list.
>>
>> Can anyone tell me as to where it is available and how much it costs.
>>
>> Is anyone of our members using it? If yes please share your experiences
>> of
>> using it.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Dr. Homiyar Mobedji,
>> Course Coordinator and Consultant Physiotherapist to
>> Physiotherapy College for the Blind,
>> Deaf Mutes Society,
>> Ashram road,
>> Ahmedabad.
>> Mobile: 9825616659.
>> E mail: dr.homiyar at gmail.com
>> Skype ID: dr.homiyarmobedji
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