electronic travel aid


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electronic travel aid

Abbreviation: ETA
An electronic assistive technology device that makes it easier for the blind or visually impaired to move safely in busy or unfamiliar environments.
See also: aid
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Design and evaluation of a protocol to assess electronic travel aids for persons who are visually impaired.
Electronic travel aids and electronic orientation aids for blind people: Technical, rehabilitation and everyday life points of view.
In so doing, we consulted PubMed/MedLine, Embase, PsycINFO, and INSPEC/IEEE using combinations of the following terms and medical subject headings: electronic travel aids, electronic mobility aids, electronic orientation aids, orientation, mobility, assistive technology, blindness, low vision, visually impaired persons, and self-help devices.
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