Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday April 16, 2013

Technology That Allows Blind People To Drive

Technology like this is really cool, I just don't see it being mainstream for a long, long time. Besides, I don't think you guys want my mom on the road any time soon. big grin

The driverless car uses a combination of GPS, laser, radar and 3D environment data that was likely to have been collected by Google's other cars, the ones whose picture-taking brought us Street View. Mahan, 60, believes blind people will be driving in his lifetime and, after experiencing several journeys in the Google car, says he'd be confident enough to use one now if it had talking controls.