AYES strives to have a significant positive impact on the mobility of blind and visually impaired people.
Our smartphone application assists visually impaired people to navigate complex environments, providing them with the ability to explore new places.
Facts & Figures
Worldwide there are 276 million people who are visually impaired.
More so, every 5 seconds one person in the world goes blind.
Mobility is an enormous challenge for visually impaired people:
more likely to have a fall while walking.
more likely to be involved in a moter vehicle collision.
more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety disorders.
more likely to be unemployed.
of accidents while walking lead to medical consequences.
- Laser Eye Surgery Hub, Visual Impairment Blindness Data Statistics
- Manduchi, R. and S. Kurniawan. “Mind Your Step : Mobility-Related Accidents Experienced by People with Visual Impairment.” (2010)