• Short Summary

    New invention to help blind people - an ultrasonic torch replaces white stick.

  • Description

    No title. Ultrasonic torch aids blind, London.

    C/U pan blind man holding ultrasonic torch. C/U as hand switches torch on. C/U as the blind man walks away. Panning shot as he walks past camera, we hear high pitched signal coming from torch. M/S as the man walks towards a pillar box and the torch warns him of its presence by a lower pitch noise, the man is able to move around. The invention is hoped to replace the conventional white stick.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2049.38
    Media URN:
    56569
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:21:00 / 01:42:46:00
    Canister:
    68/9

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