Making a car for blind drivers

Using robotics, laser rangefinders, GPS and smart feedback tools, Dennis Hong of the Virginia Tech Robotics Lab  is building a car for drivers who are blind. It’s not a “self-driving” car, he’s careful to note, but a car in which a non-sighted driver can determine speed, proximity and route — and drive independently.

Here is his presentation at TED Talks.

http://www.ted.com/talks/dennis_hong_making_a_car_for_blind_drivers.html

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