Our life is changed by advance technology and became more convenient and easier than before. A lot of devices are playing very important role in our daily life like gadgets and tools. More inventions belongs to entertainment and bring happiness in our daily life and also other technologies are invented to help people in their routine to get where they want to be and bring them hope and satisfaction.
“Unfortunately I cannot name a single city as a perfectly disabled-friendly that is why we are trying to provide this independency for visually impaired people” shared Ceylan on CNN.
The blind engineer “KURSAT CEYLAN” has created WeWALK to change the lives of visually impaired people. The motivated engineer is also a co-founder and CEO of Young Guru Academy (YGA).
He is blind since his birth and he faced many problem as he can’t see. He realised that not only he but many other people are going through same condition and he tried to help them.
This smart cane includes a built-in speakers, voice assistance, Google Maps, a Bluetooth system that makes syncing to other devices possible, and high-end sensors that alerts the user through vibrations when above chest level obstacles are within proximity—something a regular cane cannot provide.
“In these days we are talking about flying cars, but these people have been using just a plain stick,” he explained to CNN. “As a blind person, when I am at the Metro station I don’t know which is my exit… I don’t know which bus is approaching… which stores are around me. That kind of information can be provided with the WeWalk.”
KURSAT CEYLAN’S really loves to work as volunteer and help humanity to fulfill their life and make easier to achieve tasks. He started from whatever he could and invented WeWALK for blind people. This device is not completely known but he took benefit from existing technology like voice assistance, google map, and bluetooth. He merged all these fantastic technologies and made new device WeWALK which is not less than miracle.
A lot of people have expressed their joy and excitement for having this kind of device available for the visually impaired.
“Well done Ceylan! This will enhance lives of of the visually impaired by so much!” Julia Teng Roo Seen shared.
“Just add a taser and it’s perfect for all situations!” Bill Ward joked.
Even Duygu Kayaman, a proud user of the WeWALK shared her sentiment regarding this innovative device.
“To me, WeWALK represents the end of an era and the start of a new one.”
The device WeWALK is going to change lives of millions of people all over the world. According to [WHO] “WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION”, 36 million people are visually impaired. And this device is blessing for them and life changing experience.
Know more about the WeWALK by going to their official website and watch Kursat Ceylan as he introduces the smart cane below: