This AI suitcase could help visually-impaired people to travel

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A group of Japanese companies is developing a suitcase-shaped robot that uses AI to help visually-impaired people to travel independently. The small navigation robot will scan the user’s location and map data to identify the best route to their destination. It will then guide them there through voice and haptic technology that transmits vibrations transmitted through the suitcase handle. While they travel, the suitcase will analyze data from video cameras and distance sensors to identify and avoid any obstacles that emerge in their path, and assess whether the behavior of people nearby requires the user to take actions such as joining lines.…
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