AI & Robotics for Good Challenge: Meet the 20 Semifinalists


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A Smart Guidance System for the Blind

The objective of this project is to develop a wearable, cost-effective, efficient and independent smart guidance system that will assist the blind in avoiding obstacles, identifying places or objects and navigating from one place to another. The system uses the Microsoft Kinect to obtain the depth image data of the environment.

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