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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.


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

YouTube video Alex Deans

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