Prototype Robodog from University of California, Berkeley Helps Persons with Visual Impairment Navigate Using Lasers

Prototype Robodog from University of California, Berkeley Helps Persons with Visual Impairment Navigate Using Lasers

Americas, Misc., Transportation, April 14 2021

UNITED STATES: It looks like artificial intelligence and robotics might be on the verge of automating yet another job. A team of scientists from the University of California, Berkeley has developed a four-legged robodog to safely guide the visually impaired, a New Scientist report explains.

In a study published March 26, the researchers showed that their prototype pup can keep an eye on its master and utilize lasers to steer them around obstacles.

The robodogs will use a guiding software that [...]

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