VIS / Vision Assistance Race
About the Team
Sight Guide is a pioneering team committed to revolutionizing assistive technologies for the visually impaired. Our team is a dynamic alliance of three leading research institutions in the canton of Zurich, namely the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), ETH Zurich, and the University of Zurich. The collaboration is spearheaded by esteemed Professors Alireza Darvishy, Hans Wernher van de Venn, Roland Siegwart, and Davide Scaramuzza. These mentors, along with a cadre of promising students, bring a wealth of expertise in autonomous systems and mechanical engineering, providing the foundation for our cutting-edge research and development efforts.
Our mission is to design innovative solutions that enhance the lives of those affected by vision loss, with a particular focus on alleviating common everyday challenges faced by blind individuals. We are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of assistive technology, creating tools that allow users to navigate and interact more freely with the world around them.