1st Centralino Discovery, Innovation,
and Invention Challenge

 

Manila Central University establishes and develops the research capabilities of its students and faculty members who vigorously pursue discoveries of new knowledge responsive to the needs of the community.

By Rogiel Zedrix Valdez
Dr. Christine Rodriguez, Adviser

College of Optometry

IMPROVISED ASSISTIVE ELECTRONIC HAPTIC DEVICE FOR FUNCTIONAL MOBILITY OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS

Project BUZZ (Blind Assistive Ultrasonic Zonular Zone Amplifier) develops a technology-based low vision device capable of assisting visually impaired individuals. The device helps patients in detecting elevated and low terrain. The study focuses on supporting low vision patients who need alternative assistance to travel on their own.