Improving assistive technology - Students design robotic wearable to empower the visually impaired

July 27, 2020
foresight prototype

The student team of Ed Bayes (MDE '21), Nick Collins (MDE '22), Anirban Ghosh (MDE '21), and Milan Wilborn (Ph.D. SEAS) won the Harvard Innovation Lab Ingenuity Award Grand Prize for a GSD student project called Foresight, a soft robotic wearable navigation device that helps people with visual impairment feel the environment around them.

Read more in the SEAS article: https://www.seas.harvard.edu/news/2020/07/improving-assistive-technology