Israel’s Knesset (parliament) has launched a new audio guidance system to help the blind, visually impaired, and people with orientation difficulties navigate its premises.

The personalized audio guidance was developed by Israeli startup RightHear, developer of an app that provides talking signage and audio descriptions for indoor locations like hospitals, museums, universities, and grocery stores on a smartphone or tablet.

The Knesset launched the system on Israel’s Blind Day (June 6) through an event it held in solidarity for the blind and visually impaired community. Hundreds of guests used the RightHear app as they navigated the legislature’s premises.

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