• 39th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - March 18-22, 2024 at the Anaheim Marriott

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39th Annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference Has Concluded

Glidance, a New Era in Independent Mobility

Date & Time
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 3:20 PM PDT  
Grand AB  
Have you ever thought to yourself... we have autonomous vehicles, so can we have robots guide people? We think so. Glidance is on a mission to revolutionize independent mobility for people with sight loss through AI and robotics. In this session, we will share our work on Glide, a first-in-class self-guided mobility aid. With a novel design and advanced robotics AI algorithms, Glide guides you by steering its wheels, avoiding obstacles, keeping you on a safe path, and guiding you to your destination. • Extremely intuitive to use, reducing learning time • Slick and modern design, empowering confidence and pride • Light, versatile and affordable We will cover the following topics: • Why a new primary mobility aid? • What are the characteristics of a successful autonomous mobility aid? • What is Glide, and how does it work? • How does Glide accelerate your orientation and mobility journey? • How can you get involved and preorder your Glide?  
  • Disability Specific
  • Government
  • Healthcare & Rehabilitation
  • Research & Development
Audience Level
Session Summary (Abstract)
We have autonomous vehicles, so why can’t we have robots guide people?
Join us to learn about Glide, a first-in-class self-guided mobility aid for people with sight loss. We’ll discuss what it is, how it works, how to get involved, and preorder Glide.  
Primary Topic
Independent Living  
Secondary Topics
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Healthcare & Rehabilitation
  • Mobility
Session Type
Exhibitor Track  


  • Amos Miller

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