#TIL: Did You Know? 7 Cool Facts About The Humble White Cane

Image description: Two women and two men crossing a street with a white cane in their hand.
Image description: Folding white cane. The cane is predominantly white with red colour towards the bottom and a black handle. It is in a partially folded state.
Image description: Aperson holding a red and white cane. The cane has multiple broad stripes of red and white colour.
Image description: A person holding a white cane extended in front of him/her. The cane is fully white in colour.
Image description: A person with a computing device fixed near his pocket which is connected to a 3D imaging sensor mounted on the retractable (folding) white cane. The person is also wearing a Bluetooth headset on his right ear which is connected to the computer. This setup is powered by a Li-ion battery which is also attached to the cane, right under the 3D sensor.
Image description: a grid of emoji of persons with different disability, along with emoji for guide dogs and a mechanical arm and leg.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Ola Mobility Institute

Ola Mobility Institute

Ola’s in-house policy research and social innovation think-tank! Follow for latest mobility insights and conversations. For website, visit https://ola.institute