App helps blind to navigate mountain hikes

New GPS system is giving visually impaired hikers a chance to venture into the great outdoors independently.

    A new GPS system is giving visually impaired hikers a chance to venture into the great outdoors independently.
     
    The smartphone app, developed in France, allows them to explore without the need for sighted guides.
     
    Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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