A new era of independence for the visually impaired

Glide is the world’s first self-guided primary mobility aid designed to further your independence and help you live life to the fullest.

Meet Glide.
Your new walking companion.

Glide is the world’s first self-guided primary mobility aid designed to help you live life to the fullest.

We believe that freedom of mobility is a right; not a luxury. That’s why we’re on a mission to break down barriers to independent movement for everyone with sight loss. Join us!

Glide's Capabilities:

  • Intelligently navigate around obstacles and hazards.
  • Locate doors, elevators, stairs, and more.
  • Guide you to your destination safely, indoors & outdoors.
  • Describe your surroundings with an active scene description.
  • Allow for pre-mapped routes and spontaneous walking.
Image of Glide device, which has an 8in tall rounded body, with two black 7 inch wheels and a red bumper on the front. An LED ring divides the main body, with black on the lower half and white on the upper half. A handle is attached to the main body by a white telescoping stem. The handle is a softened triangular shape and includes a speaker, microphone, and camera. The grip area is black rubber and includes a centered input button and left and right haptic feedback zones.

Walk Boldly. Glide Easy.

A groundbreaking leap in assistive technology, Glide combines cutting-edge navigational robotics and AI to provide you with an intuitive and comfortable guided experience.

Using real-time data from an array of advanced sensors, Glide autonomously steers the way. It maps the best routes, identifies targets of interest, and avoids obstacles to get you safely to your destination.

Easy to learn

Set your destination, and let Glide intelligently steer the way. Its intuitive design ensures a smooth and effortless experience, allowing you to focus on the journey, not the obstacles.

Stay in control

Gently push Glide forward at your own pace. Glide keeps you on a safe path, while providing real-time information about your surroundings, ensuring you stay aware and informed.

Light and versatile design

Crafted with an ergonomic handle and an elegant stem that gracefully approaches the ground to rest on two wheels, Glide boasts a light, versatile and elegant design, making a statement that complements your lifestyle.

We're with you, every step of the way.

Let Glide empower your movement.

Glide is not just another smart product; it’s a personal journey fueled by a passion for breaking barriers to independent mobility for those with sight loss.

When Glidance Founder and CEO Amos Miller lost his sight in his 20s due to a genetic eye condition, he refused to let it hold him back. As a product executive at Microsoft Research for more than 15 years and founder of Microsoft’s Soundscape navigation app, Amos has dedicated his career to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible through technology.

His approach is reflective of ours as a company; we lead with empathy, curiosity, inclusivity and a deep desire to help everyone with sight loss experience life in bold new ways.

Awards and recognitions

At Glidance, we take pride in our commitment to delivering an outstanding product. These awards stand as testaments to our dedication, showcasing the recognition we’ve received from industry experts and peers.

Glide with us…

Your next step starts now.

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Glide News & Insights

June 18, 2024

Seattle, WA, June 18 2024: Exclusive to Collision 2024, Glidance, the revolutionary assistive technology start-up founded by blind entrepreneur and former Microsoft Executive, Amos Miller,…

June 13, 2024

We are holding our first Canadian Demo Day in partnership with the largest assistive technology organization in Canada, CNIB SmartLife on June 21st. We are…

June 11, 2024

Seattle, WA, June 11 2024: Award-winning assistive tech start-up, Glidance, has announced its first ever virtual Glide demo day to be held on Monday June…

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