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New AI Backpack System For Guiding Vision-impaired Wearers

Researchers at the University of Georgia recently developed a backpack system to assist vision-impaired wearers navigate their environment better. The backpack uses a Luxonis OAK-D spatial camera, with an on-chip edge AI processor and uses Intel’s Movidius image processing technology.…

“Smart” Clothes Which Measure Movement

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have designed a clothing which makes use of special fibers to sense a person’s movement through touch. The clothes are also capable of determining if a person is walking, sitting…

New Diversity Training Using Virtual Reality

Companies have customarily responded to bias and all kinds of discrimination with unconscious bias training, which usually involves PowerPoint presentations or click-through courses to be checked off by employees. Some companies go further by organizing a Zoom session with experts…