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Blind Engineer Creates 'Smart Cane' That Uses Google Maps to Help Visually-Impaired People

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There's a new electronic walking stick for visually-impaired people that is set to completely transform the way blind people navigate the world. The WeWalk smart cane uses Bluetooth technology and connects with Google Maps to make it so much easier for blind people to move through the world independently.

Kursat Ceylan is the visually-impaired engineer behind the WeWalk smart cane. He's the CEO and co-founder of Young Guru Academy in Turkey, the nonprofit behind the smart cane. 

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