Brainovi is a conceptual portable device designed to assist the visually impaired with navigation. The unit interprets voice commands from the user and relays navigational information via a touch display and bluetooth headset. The touch display uses a pin matrix surface to show roads and buildings in the immediate vicinity (surrounding ten meters) and provides the correct orientation with a built in compass. Complimentary voice directions are given to the user via a headset. Developed by Korean designers Seung-Hyun Yoon, Seol-Hee Son and Ji-Youn Kim, we feel this concept device has great promise.
(Via Yanko Design)