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Eighteen-year-old Ontario Teen Created a GPS System iAid To Help Blind People To Get Around

July 7, 2015

An 18-year-old has been presented with an innovation award after designing a navigation system for the visually impaired.

Alex Deans was 12 years old when he was inspired watching a visually-impaired woman struggle to cross the street.

Deans told CTV’s Canada AM that he thought he could help, even though he wasn’t immediately sure how.

Read more at http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/nature-inspires-teen-inventor-s-navigation-aid-for-the-blind-1.2402361

Below was the video the Alex Deans created to explain how iAid works:

YouTube video Alex Deans

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