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An Improved Laser Cane For The Blind
Author(s): J.Malvern Benjamin; Nazir A. Ali
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Paper Abstract

In 1965 the first model of a laser cane for the blind was produced for the Veterans Administration (VA)* by Bionic Instruments, Inc. Since then, development has proceeded through three more models (Ref. 1) to the present C-5 cane (Ref. 2)-- the final "production" model to be described here.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1974
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0041, Developments in Laser Technology II, (1 March 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953841
Show Author Affiliations
J.Malvern Benjamin, Bionic instruments, Inc. (United States)
Nazir A. Ali, Bionic Instruments, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0041:
Developments in Laser Technology II
Ralph F. Wuerker, Editor(s)

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