Revisiting Zero Project 2024: Part 5

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In this episode of the Double Tap podcast, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece discussed a range of topics. They began by talking about the Zero Project Conference and their experiences at the event, including discussions about accessible banking with Penny Roberts from Bankability.

They then explored the work of .lumen, which has developed glasses to empower the blind and partially sighted community through self-driving technology. The hosts interviewed Cornel Amarei, the CEO and founder of .lumen, who explained the company’s mission and groundbreaking technology.

The episode also delved into the world of accessible navigation, discussing a new app called WaveOut developed by DreamWaves. The hosts, along with guest Hugo from DreamWaves, explored the concept of spatial audio navigation and its potential benefits for blind or partially sighted users.

Additionally, the episode touched on the challenges of app development, including issues with battery drain and overheating in GPS-dependent apps.

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