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 [...]