In a world where we rely on our other senses apart from sight, we use technology to give your loved ones a reason to get out there and live life to the fullest!
This seminar explores the speakerâ€™s journey into assistive technology, the opportunities in assistive technologies, and the impact of data collected and analysed towards a future of inclusive, connected, independent living.
Daniel Vong is a Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics) (Honours) and Bachelor of Computer Science graduate on a mission to empower persons with disabilities. He participated in many global competitions and hackathons ranging from HydroContestâ€“a contest to build the fastest, most energy efficient boatâ€“to Microsoft Imagine Cupâ€“a global technology competition. He was the Engineering Lead of Microsoft Student Partners Malaysia FY15-17.
After a heart-breaking event where his grandmother lost her sight, together with his sister, Stella, they bring you a smart cane for the blindâ€“BAWA Caneâ€“an IoT device that clips onto existing white cane to reduce head-level and fall accidents. BAWA Cane helps blind and visually impaired gain confidence, mobility freedom, and independence.