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Wednesday, September 15, 2004


Press Release, Seeing with GPS

One year ago, your organization did a story on a blind man getting his vision back after 43 years of total blindness. Check out Mike May’s latest adventure.

On Friday, September 17, twenty blind people from the U.S., Scotland and the Netherlands land in Dublin to begin 10 days of independent exploration of Dublin, Cork, Kirkcaldy and surrounding areas. These intrepid travelers are using accessible GPS technology developed by Sendero Group running on a BrailleNote personal data assistant to find their way to museums, castles and pubs. Picture 30 blind people, white canes and dogs, striding through city streets with Braille and voice synthesizers announcing the same information sighted people take for granted on print signs. The experience will be shared with local blind people from Ireland and Scotland.

One of the inventors, himself totally blind from age 3 to 46, Mike May says, “When you can get around independently, the number one limiting aspect of blindness is minimized. That is why some blind colleagues and I developed this technology and enjoy sharing it with others. I regained low vision a few years ago after stem cell and cornea transplants. Now I can see that the signs are there but I still can’t read them. This accessible GPS technology is every bit as important with low vision as it was with no vision.”

Sendero Group is an adaptive technology company based in Northern California. Its founder Mike May has been the subject of a BBC documentary and NBC Dateline regarding his restored vision, as well as the subject of many major print, television and radio media. To see Mike and his fellow blind adventurers in action, Contact:

Mike May through Sep. 15 at 1-530-757-6800
From Sep. 17-25, +44 7979 273-384

Sendero Group LLC

The group exploring at the first Wayfun adventure


شركة تنظيف في الكويت شركة تنظيف في الكويت
فني صحي فني صحي
سباك الكويت سباك الكويت

شركة تنظيف كنب الكويت شركة تنظيف كنب الكويت
ادوات صحيه الكويت ادوات صحيه الكويت
شركة غسيل سجاد الكويت شركة غسيل سجاد الكويت
فني كهربائي منازل الكويت فني كهربائي منازل الكويت

شركة تنظيف في الكويت شركة الكويت سيرفيس

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