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Silt-out Savior in Binoculars for Blind?

Discussion in 'Research and Development' started by Bubblesong, Sep 2, 2018.

  1. Bubblesong

    Bubblesong ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Massachusetts
    These examples of using echolocation are exciting developments in giving power of sight to blind people someday.
    I see potential application in Cave silt out. If needed, it would be used by switching on echolocation that can feed information to a pop up screen on mask showing at least the basic shape of the underwater cave or ship in which a Diver is exploring.
    Thoughts on what could make this product available to Cave explorers or rescue crews?

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  2. Blueringocto_73

    Blueringocto_73 Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: NorCal
    Very interesting! Yeah I could imagine cave divers using something like that.

  3. JohnnyC

    JohnnyC PADI Pro

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: United States
    Would be interesting, for sure.
  4. WeRtheOcean

    WeRtheOcean Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: None - Not Certified
    Nobody answered the actual question, so I'm going to revisit this.

    What could make it available in these contexts is waterproofing the electrical/electronic components, just as is the case with cameras, lights, etc. Once that is solved, the rest is a matter of software development.
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