Toyota makes device to help blind people


BBC: The car company has branched into tech with a new gadget that helps give blind people more mobility.

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The gadget is worn on the shoulders and uses cameras to recognise surroundings, such as signs, then directs the wearer with speakers and vibration motors.

The device has been produced by developers working on Project Blaid. They said they were working on plans to introduce mapping, object identification and facial recognition technologies as well.

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