[nabs-l] Straight Talk about Vision Loss: The Blind Driver Challenge

pajohns1 at vt.edu pajohns1 at vt.edu
Thu May 21 12:38:28 UTC 2009


        Nice little intro piece on the concept.  Hopefully a second segment 
will be aired about the vehicle itself.  I had an opportunity to test drive 
the vehicle last week and I can say from personal experience it was a blast.

Patrick
@Virginia Tech

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Lambert" <rmlambert1987 at yahoo.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 21, 2009 1:32 AM


> In case anyone is interested, this YouTube video from the NFB explains a 
> brand new interface in which the blind can actually make real life driving 
> decisions. This is a concept that is half autonomous and half human input. 
> THey also talk about this technology being used for spin-off applications. 
> This is very interesting. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyVpLI52vWE





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