The Enactive Torch in the news

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have started testing the Enactive Torch for use by people who are visually impaired. Here are two reports:

Robinette, T. (2014, August 11). ‘Seeing’ through virtual touch is believing. University of Cincinnati News. Retrieved from

Rivas, A. (2014, August 11). Visually impaired will benefit from new infrared device: Enactive Torch helps the blind to ‘see’ without canes. Medical Daily. Retrieved from



  1. Tom Froese said,

    August 12, 2014 at 11:26 am

    Reblogged this on The Enactive Torch and commented:

    The Enactive Torch in the news…

  2. Tom Froese said,

    August 12, 2014 at 11:49 am

    The news article by Robinette has also been available on the website of

  3. August 12, 2014 at 5:16 pm

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  4. Tom Froese said,

    August 14, 2014 at 11:13 am

    Another short news clip about the Enactive Torch:

    Biggs, J. (2014, August 13). The Enactive Torch is a sensor that helps the blind “see.” TechCrunch. Retrieved from

    And it’s also available in Japanese:

    Enactive Torchは、視覚障害者に「見る」力を与えるセンサー

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