Mar 18, 2016
175-03-18-16 Horus: A Wearable Personal Assistant for
Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly
look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices
designed to help people who have difficulties with vision,
mobility, hearing or other special needs!
By now, I'm sure you're at least a little familiar with
wearable technology, like Apple Watch, FitBit, and more. Now
there is a whole other type of wearable in development, coined
"Horus", that is being referred to as a "wearable assistant for
Horus is designed to help said individuals navigate through
their environment as well as make daily tasks much easier!
According to the website
, "Horus uses bone conduction so
the hearing of a person is in no way affected (as opposed to using
earphones) and it will be possible to hear the device even in noisy
The headset can be used for reading, object identification,
mobility assistance, face recognition and more. To learn more
about Horus, visit Horus.Tech.
For more information, to read our blog, or to drop us a line,
. That was your Accessibility Minute for
this week! I¹m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at
Easter Seals Crossroads, in Indiana.