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The Italian Blind Union signs the partnership agreement for the LETIsmart project
Saturday 24 July at 10.00, in the historic setting of the ancient Caffè degli Specchi, in Piazza dell'Unità d'Italia in Trieste
Saturday 24 July at 10.00, in the historic setting of the ancient Caffè degli Specchi, in Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia in […]
Webinar “Trieste, the first smart city designed for the blind”
Webinar for the presentation of the LETIsmart VOCE system, the innovative solution that makes the white cane talk by providing information and interaction with the complex urban environment
By UICTS (Italian Union of the Blind and Visually Impaired) Provincial Section of Trieste, SCEN S.r.l., Municipality of Trieste (Department […]
Visual impairment: here is the system to promote mobility
The city wants to make itself more accessible and inclusive. Initiative of the Municipality, Union of the Blind and Visually Impaired and Lions.
For some time now, Cna has placed sustainable mobility and sociality among the most significant trade union policy activities and […]
Blind people, a “talking” stick and a microchip to move independently
The device was designed by Marino Attini from Trieste. A microchip allows you to communicate with the environment. It intercepts the signalers located ad hoc on the territory.
The technology to support the independence of the blind. This is the idea behind LETIsmart, a device applied to the […]
The visually impaired and the elderly, the ‘smart’ stick arrives to orient yourself in the city
Totally made in Italy and adopted for the first time in Trieste, the high-tech solution LETIsmart is within everyone's reach, can be integrated with the aids normally in use, and will allow the blind to move independently, with advantages also for the disabled and elderly.
As if it were Siri or Alexa but hidden in the traditional white cane for the blind. Just talk to […]
LETIsmart LUCE and VOCE
Two technological solutions to improve personal safety and autonomy in the urban environment of the blind and visually impaired
In this article we tell the story of one of us and his idea that was born from the awareness […]