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Finding the way: AWARE app aids the visually impaired.

Rasha Said, Sensible Innovations and the AWARE Wayfinding App were featured in the Monday, November 13th edition of the State Journal Register. Photos courtesy of The State Journal Register. The smartphone voice walks users through a typical mall. “Keep Macy’s behind you and continue forward heading west, passing Zales Jewelers on your right, then make a quarter-turn right at the hallway intersection, then continue forward heading north passing Gymboree, Build-A-Bear will be the next store on your right.” The AWARE wayfinding app for the visually impaired grew out of necessity for Rasha Said, founder of Sensible Innovations in Springfield. Said, who has a background in computer science, fina

Sensible Innovations named as Consumer Electronics Show 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree

Sensible Innovations’ Aware audible way-finding app for visually impaired people has been named a Consumer Electronics Show 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Smart Cities product category. Aware works with iBeacons, to provide indoors and outdoors turn-by-turn navigational directions, and location descriptions, designed with a focus on visually impaired people, and plays in real time where and when it matters. “Aware is making a significant impact on the lives of visually impaired people in areas it is already in use. We have placed iBeacons at Glenwood High School in Chatham, Mary Bryant Home for the Blind in Springfield, the Rosa Parks Hempstead Transit Center in New York, which in Sep

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