Toyota develops a collar which serves as a guide for the blind people

Project Blaid

As if it were a GPS for people in indoor environments, Toyota aims to develop a platform for assisting blind people with Project Blaid, a wearable device focused on urban mobility inside buildings. Among its outstanding features, the system can detect objects and posters, identify where the toilets, stairs or elevator and the emergency exits are. Project Blaid allows blind users to better explore the interior spaces of airports, offices or shopping malls. At the same time, Toyota plans to that device in the future add a mapping system and…

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