Making a car for blind driversin collaboration with
A blind person driving a vehicle safely and independently was thought to be an impossible task - until now.
Using robotics, laser rangefinders, GPS and smart feedback tools, Dennis Hong is building a car for drivers who are blind. It's not a "self-driving" car, he's careful to note, but a car in which a non-sighted driver can determine speed, proximity and route - and drive independently. Talk recorded 4 March 2011.