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Kinect for the Blind

Thursday, 22 Oct 2015

IA

Android could also be used in future.

A multinational team of researchers have created a low-cost prototype system using a Kinect sensor and laptop that could augment the white cane used by the blind or visually impaired.

The research, published in the Applied Bionics and Biomechanics journal, takes advantage of the infrared depth sensor and camera on a standard Kinect for Xbox 360.

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