Mobilis Sound Beacon – makes cities easy and more accessible for blind people. Have you ever closed your eyes and tried to do something? Maybe you’re wondering how it feels to be unable to see the world around you. You probably opened your eyes after a few seconds and thought how hard it must be to live like that every day. Unfortunately, blind or visually impaired people can’t open their eyes just like that to see everything around them. There are nearly 200 million people in the world who are affected this way. We all know that their lives are very different and more complex than ours. Regrettably, even though we know this, we’re not always fully aware of this issue. That was the main reason behind setting up the Mobilis Sound Beacon project.

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