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Acoustic Maps to Aid the Blind

Acoustic Maps to Aid the Blind

Researchers at the University of Bristol in England have developed a new method to convert images from lasers and digital cameras into real-time, three dimensional acoustic maps that help the blind navigate around obstacles in their path. The images are ...

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Battlefield Extraction-Assist Robot

Battlefield Extraction-Assist Robot

The Massachusetts based company Vecna Robotics is developing an ambitious plan to create a humanoid robot capable of extracting wounded soldiers from danger zones such as battlefields, nuclear and chemical contaminated areas and collapsed buildings. If all goes well, the ...

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