MediaLinks to media featuring, or relevant to, our work.

Wearable system helps visually impaired users navigate, MIT News, May 31, 2017. A news item about a wearable assistive device being presented at the ICRA 2017 conference. Check out a related video here, or listen to a radio interview, New wearable tech for the visually impaired with BYU Radio's Julie Rose.

Interview on assistive robotics, Busan Morning Wave radio, Nov. 9, 2016. A "special interview" on the intersection between robotics and assistive technology. (Search for Nov. 9 show or download interview here.)

Daredevil-like ability allows us to size up rooms—even when we can’t see them, Science Magazine News, Jul. 11, 2016. Michael Price reports on our MEG project (bioRxiv preprint) on perceiving spaces through reverberation. (A Spanish-language version has appeared in Mexico's El Universal.)

Ultrasonic helmet lets anyone ‘see’ like a bat, Popular Science, Feb. 10, 2015. A writeup on the Sonic Eye assisted echolocation project. By Nsikan Akpan.

How to Become Batman, Invisibilia, Jan. 23, 2015. The NPR podcast Invisibilia explores echolocation. A version of this program was previously broadcast on This American Life (see below).

Batman, This American Life, Jan. 9, 2015. This episode of the radio show This American Life features Lulu Miller and Alix Spiegel discussing echolocation largely through the experience of its best-known practitioner, Daniel Kish.

Sounding Out Your Surroundings, Berkeley Science Review, Nov. 19, 2014. Sarah Hillenbrand describes the Sonic Eye project, an experiment in assisted artificial echolocation for blind and visually impaired persons.

Be Like A Bat? Sound Can Show You The Way, 13.7: Cosmos and Culture, Jan. 28, 2013. In a thoughtful blog post for NPR, UC Berkeley psychology professor Tania Lombrozo approaches our echolocation work from a philosophical perspective.

Bat School for the Blind, BBC Teensville, Nov. 13, 2010. A documentary following Rob, a teenager from Wales, learning echolocation in Los Angeles. (Also available at World Access for the Blind, the California organization that teaches echolocation to blind children and adults.)