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Ultracane

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The UltraCane is a vibrating electronic mobility aid and obstacle detector designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Designed to help users move around more safely, confidently and effectively, this cane has the shape of a long white cane with a collapsible shaft and a contoured handle, and uses ultrasonic echoes to detect obstacles ahead of the user, including obstacles in the user's path and at head level. It converts this information into vibrating buttons in the handle which tell the user where an object may be and how far away the obstacle lies. There are two ranges to choose from; a short range mode, which detects obstacles within approximately 6.5 feet of the handle, and a long range mode, which detects obstacles within 13 feet of the handle. The upper transducer can locate objects approximately 5 feet from the handle. Feedback on obstacles is provided through two vibrating buttons located on the handle. These include the proximity of the object, and whether it is low down and in front of the user... The cane can be customized to the user's height. POWER: Uses rechargeable or dry cell batteries. SIZES: Available sizes range from 110 to 150 centimeters in 5 centimeter increments. WARRANTY: One year warranty on electronics, handle, and cane shaft.

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Price: 
1,295.00
as of: 
09/25/2013
Seller(s): 
Ultracane

Made By:

Sound Foresight Technology Ltd
Sound Foresight Technology Ltd Organization Type: 
Manufacturer
Address: 
21L Evans Business Centre Marston Business Park
YO26 7QF Tockwith, York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom
Email address: info@ultracane.com
GB
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
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Web Address: 
http://ultracane.com

Sold By:

Ls&s, Llc
Ls&s, Llc Organization Type: 
Distributor
Address: 
145 River Rock Drive
14207 Buffalo , NY United States
Email address: info@lssproducts.com
Phone: 800-468-4789
Fax: 877-498-1482
New York US
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
716-348-3500
TTY: 
866-317-8533
Web Address: 
http://www.lssproducts.com
Tags: 
Blind & Low Vision, Personal Care, Computers
 
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