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Robotics project aims to aid visually impaired navigate cities

Posted on May 19, 2015

PITTSBURGH — Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute project is exploring how advanced technology could make it easier for people with visual impairments to navigate cities, Route Fifty reported.

The project aims to incorporate robots, smartphones, mobile applications and crowd-sourced information into a system that can help blind people navigate complicated and unfamiliar urban environments, such as transit stations. For the full story, click here.

 

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