System allows blind to 'see' to shop


August 1, 2006

ECE faculty member Priya Narasimhan's Trinetra project helps the visually impaired to "read" project labels and may let them track a bus' arrival. She formed her research team with Carnegie Mellon graduate students Patrick Lanigan, Aaron Paulos, and Andrew Williams, as well as systems administrator Dan Rossi, mentor and blind user of Trinetra.