Across the spectrum, the disabled have been conditioned to believe that living autonomously is a luxury. STRAP Technologies rejects this notion. The medical device company has earned a $1.3 million dollar investment from Platform Capital.
Founded in 2018, the start-up offers the first-ever wearable aid for the blind and visually impaired. STRAP, the company’s featured product, and namesake enable the blind to detect obstacles. Much like the white cane, STRAP also notifies the user of possible collisions.
The start-up’s potential to change lives is impressing investors.
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Platform Capital was unavailable for comment. In a recent press release, however, Partner Dr. Ponmile Osibo expressed pride in their partnership with the company. He als…