BackMap helps people who are visually impaired navigate cities and indoor areas

 I’m not sure what it would be like to navigate the streets of New York if I were visually impaired, but I imagine it would not being the most comfortable experience. BackMap, which came out of TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s 2017 hackathon, is a backpack that vibrates to let you know when to turn right and when to turn left. While walking outside, you could input your location via the app… Read More

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