Pioneering the Vision Assistance Race at Cybathlon 2024
The Sight Guide team, an alliance of three leading research institutions in the canton of Zurich, is dedicated to developing innovative solutions for visually impaired people. Our mission is to create groundbreaking technology that enhances the lives of those affected by vision loss, with the ultimate goal of participating in the new Vision Assistance Race at Cybathlon 2024.
Our Origins and Team
How the Sight Guide Team Was Born
Learn about the birth of the Sight Guide team and the collaboration between Professors Alireza Darvishy, Hans Wernher van de Venn, Roland Siegwart, and Davide Scaramuzza, representing Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), ETH Zurich, and the University of Zurich. Discover how their unique skills and expertise come together to mentor promising students working on the project.How everything started
Our Mission and Challenge
Tackling Everyday Obstacles for the Visually Impaired
At Sight Guide, we aim to address common everyday challenges faced by blind individuals, revolutionizing assistive technology solutions. In this section, learn about our comprehensive approach to develop technologies that help users navigate and interact with the world around them.Tackling Challenges
Cybathlon: A Global Platform for Assistive Technologies
Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation and Accessibility
Understand the role of the Cybathlon as a platform that challenges teams from all over the world to develop assistive technologies suitable for everyday use with and for people with disabilities. Learn how the Cybathlon fosters collaboration, innovation, and inclusivity in the field of assistive technology.Cybathlon as a Platform
Our Vision Assistance Race at Cybathlon 2024
A New Discipline to Challenge and Inspire
Discover our plans for the upcoming Vision Assistance Race at Cybathlon 2024, a new discipline that will test the effectiveness and usability of our assistive technology solutions. Learn how our participation in this event will drive further innovation in the field, pushing the boundaries of what is possible for the visually impaired.Learn more about our Journey
A Brighter Future for the Visually Impaired
With the combined efforts of our dedicated team, the support of the leading research institutions, and the global platform of the Cybathlon, Sight Guide is committed to transforming the lives of visually impaired individuals through innovative and accessible technology solutions. Stay tuned for updates on our progress and the exciting developments shaping the future of assistive technology for the visually impaired.
Our leadership team brings many years of experience in autonomous systems and mechanical engineering.