Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Toyota developing wearable device to improve mobility for the blind
Toyota, yes, the car company, is developing a wearable device to improve mobility among the blind.
It will be worn around the shoulders, and contain cameras that monitor the user's surroundings and communicate information through speakers and vibration motors, the company says.
Also planned are object identification and facial recognition technologies. And the device will be compatible with smartphones thanks to Bluetooth, according to the initiative's website.
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