The world's second-largest auto maker is developing a device designed to empower the visually impaired, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Toyota Partner Robot Group announced on Monday that its BLAID system will consist of a horseshoe-shaped device worn around the shoulders, helping the visually impaired to "see" their environment.
The device will be equipped with cameras that can identify common necessities such as restrooms, escalators, stairs, and doors. The device will also be able to direct users toward a specific location through vibrations and speakers.
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