EOS 1747: RightHear App for Orientation in Public Venues, 11/15/17

Nov 13, 2017

RightHear cofounders Idan Meir, left, and Gil Elgrably, right
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New technologies and smart devices are making it ever easier for blind individuals to easily navigate and know what is around them in public venues.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Idan Meir, one of the founders of RightHear, about how this new company is partnering with commercial venues to make them more accessible to people who are blind.

Idan Meir thought he was building a technology to help stores sell more goods. He wound up with a product that allows blind and visually impaired people to navigate malls, universities and hospitals. Learn more.