The EyeCane is one of the main Sensory Substitution devices developed in our lab. It transforms the distance of single points into sound or vibration for up to 5 meters away.
We have also used this device and virtual versions of it for some fascinating scientific work published in PLoS1, and presented at prestigious venues such as Microsoft ThinkNext, iNNOVEX, ARVO, CHI, ICDVRAT and more. Some recent examples in popular media include these articles in Wired, .
for some online examples.
Here you can find out more about the patent and rights behind it.