Can you imagine being able to “see” a basketball hoop or a light pole with sound? This man can.
Daniel Kish uses flash sonar to “see” the world around him. It’s called echolocation. He makes a sound, it bounces of objects in his enviroment, and by listening, he can tell what’s where and navigate his world.
It’s helped him and others who use it to find a freedom that they’d never imagined. They’re able to explore and interact largely unaided, and as you watch the speed with which even a new user manages to begin to grasp how it works, you realize what this low-tech, machineless techique can do.
Kish says it’s all about this freedom; freedom to choose, freedom to be, without conditions, without restrictions; without holding on to someone or being held onto and guided.
And he trains others to find this freedom, too.
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