Microsoft’s 3D Soundscape app helps blind users navigate the world

Augment all the humans! Check out this new perceptual enhancement:

The app, Soundscape, calls out roads and landmarks as they’re passed, and lets users set audio beacons at familiar destinations. If at any time you’re unsure of where you are, or which direction to head in, you can simply hold the phone flat in your hand and use the buttons on the bottom of the screen to locate nearby roads and familiar destinations.



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