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Making a car for blind drivers - Dennis Hong


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Using robotics, laser rangefinders, GPS and smart feedback tools, Dennis Hong 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.

Hong and his team had already built an autonomous car. Why couldn't they use that for the car for the blind?

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