So normally when you see a blind person you approach them in a very caution- slow way feeling empathy for there situation. But what made you even notice that this average looking person is even blind?…. It was the fact that they had this 6 foot white and red pole guiding there pathway.  But the time has come for someone to change all of that.

A blind person’s walking stick may soon make the leap into hi-tech by integrating sensors and tactile feedback. The Smart Wand by Jin Woo Han is pretty small and ergonomically fits in one’s hand. If there is an obstacle in the way, the surface of device can actually raise small bumps to alert the person.