A team of students from Harvard have developed a device that helps people with reduced sight navigate.
This device is a vest, that uses computer vision technology, and soft robotics connected to the wearer's smartphone camera. The camera spots the position of objects, and the information is transferred to the vest, that inflates to notify the wearer.
The inflation of the vest corresponds to the distance between the user and the detected object. Additionally, it can calculate how fast the object is moving. This is achieved with a computer vision algorithm.
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