Yap! This is right, Lechal (Means Take me Along) company has designed the GPS based shoes (Smart Shoes), which can help blind person in navigating the way and works on Google Maps.
Lechal is a Start-up based out of Bangalore and helping many differently-abled people, not only interms of assistance to their daliy needs but also employing more than 75% of differently-abled people of their total workforce.
Initially company has designed the shoes for blinds but soon extended to track the fitness of person by measuring the steps, distance, calorie count.
GPS is fitted inshole which can be configured on mobile Application to inform about direction, speed etc.
Lechal’s initiative is really unique and contributing to need of differently-abled persons.