WATERTOWN, Mass. When Google Maps tells you, “You have arrived,” how often is it true? Are you right at the door, or 50 feet away?
For most, it’s not a big challenge to overcome.
Now imagine that you’re blind. Those extra 50 feet could leave you stranded.
That’s the problem that the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown wants to solve with a new smartphone app — and it’s looking for help from the public.
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