Improving the independence and safety of the visually impaired in grocery stores, Cart Guides are designed to detect and alert users of possible near obstructions. Featured in this years Disruptive Design & Digital Fabrication Exhibition at York University.
Cart Guides are designed using Arduino technology, including ultra sonic sensors and vibration motors. It is programmed to detect objects from a desired range which can be adjusted by turning the attachable handle up or down. Cart Guides is a specially designed assistive product dedicated to the needs and values of the visually impaired.