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Sunday, 04 January 2015 12:25

Student from Ecuador has created a suit that helps blind people to move. The invention is equipped with ultrasonic sensors and is based on the electronic copy of the biological system of bats. The project has already attracted the interest of private developers. In addition, the government has decided to help the young inventor in the improvement of its offspring.

"My name Inti Condo. Today I want to introduce you to research in the field of technology, which is called "Tech Fleece" - says the inventor.

The word "rune" is translated from the Quechua language means "man." For this young Ecuadorian inventor appeal to the native language is of particular importance. He is proud to present its latest invention: a suit that helps blind people to move.

"Teck" means "technology". That is, people use technology to move ", - says Inti. His invention relies on the biological system an electronic copy of the bat.

"The suit is equipped with ultrasonic sensors that people could navigate to a different setting. Emitting vibrations, it directs human and warns that next to him are different objects, "- said the young man.

This invention was originally a student project. It was preceded by stage of research and development, including testing the suit on blind people.

"This is not a technology created by designer, programmer or artist just because he felt like it, and the result of close cooperation with a particular group of people to find out their needs. I think this is a step forward on the path of creating a product that meets the needs of the industry is not, and the needs of the people ", - said Hugo Burgos, Dean of the College of Communication and Contemporary Art University of San Francisco de Quito.

In his constant ponchos and traditional hat and attached the camera to record lessons and experiments Inti became a symbol of the era of change in academic circles Ecuador. He is a Fellow of the ethnic diversification program, which attracts students from indigenous communities in the country.

"These guys really want to achieve great success and commit themselves to the development of the Indian peoples. They argue that to do this, they just need to give a chance ", - says David Romo, director of ethnic diversification of the University of San Francisco de Quito.

Won national and international awards, this project attracted the interest of private developers. In addition, the student will support the government: Technology Center of Ecuador "Yachay" will help improve the invention.

 

"Our organization took up the issue in order to advise on the ergonomics of the invention and the feasibility of subsequent mass production", - assured the Director General of Science City Hector Rodriguez.

The young inventor still have something to think about. He said that his next step will be to find graduate abroad, but, of course, he intends to come back to their homeland.

"I see countries such as Russia, Norway, the United Kingdom or the United States. In these countries the technology develops most rapidly. There I was able to obtain the necessary knowledge in order to return home and help people through them. My goal - to do good for the sake of the people of Ecuador ", - says Inti Condo.


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