Meet the Sunu Band: a smart wearable device that relies on ultrasound technologies to allow people with a visual impairment to get around with more confidence. It offers proximity sensing and haptic feedback to help the user avoid collisions. Users have the option to control the range and sensitivity for this wearable. Sunu can detect objects as far as 4 meters way.
The Sunu Band can also tell you the time via vibrations. You can use the device to discreetly follow a friend or trail. It simply increases your awareness in new environments. The product is expected to ship in May 2016.