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Visually impaired people will use navigation systems

Navigation systems will help the visually impaired people to find their way in Mogilev. The information was provided by the chairman of Mogilev branch of the Belarusian organisation of visually impared people Natalia Panteleeva.

The system gives opportunity to work out individual routes, the source specified. To use the navigation system one needs a mobile phone of a new generation and a special programme. After a user has chosen the route needed, he is told the way and where to turn or clear an obstacle.

"Last year labour, employment and social security committee of Mogilev region executive committee bought 39 mobile phones; 70 more have been bought this year", Natalia Panteleeva told. "Visually impaired people of group I will pay only 20% of the device's price; visually impaired people of group II can get it for half-price."

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