Georgian Students Invent Glasses for the Visually Impaired

Students from the Agrarian University of Georgia invented glasses for blind people, and works by emitting vibrating signals when encountering obstacles.

According to the university, this invention took first place at the hackathon organized by GITA (National Academy of Science and Georgia’s innovation Technology Agency), where the participants built the glasses in 48 hours.

The creators are Ani Lelashvili, Giorgi Digmelashvili and Andro Lominadze. The team also includes students from Tbilisi State University, they are Elene Sajaia, Shako Arevadze and Nika Devashvili.

Not only did the invention win first place, but was also nominated for best design as well.

Nina Ioseliani

25 December 2015 18:45