Many visually impaired people have trouble finding their bearings on their own.
MUKANA unites textiles with technology, incorporating a cell phone, a wireless headset, a GPS module and voice-recognition software. Users can ask MUKANA to identify their location, provide information about routes or public transportation timetables and use the phone with a 10-key Braille number pad. MUKANA smart clothing provides a wearable interface for the guide system, designed for comfortable and safe usage in different conditions.an be plugged into any PC with a USB port.
Tell No One Design Collective (Paula Löppönen & Ville Tikka) - Finland