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Headless Robot Cassie Learns to Climb Stairs With No Vision
Headless Robot Cassie Learns to Climb Stairs With No Vision

22 May 2021, 13:30 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Dynamic Robotics Laboratory recently published a paper in which they descrribe how locomotion on stairs was achieved for a "blind" biped robot named Cassie.

 
These Intelligent Shoes Will Be the Eyes of the Visually Impaired
These Intelligent Shoes Will Be the Eyes of the Visually Impaired

8 May 2021, 11:25 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / The InnoMake shoe could be the new guide for the visually impaired. It is equipped with ultrasonic sensors and soon with integrated cameras to help the blind.

 
Blind Mechanic Drives a Mercedes-AMG GT R at Over 124 MPH
Blind Mechanic Drives a Mercedes-AMG GT R at Over 124 MPH

15 Feb 2019, 15:56 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 57 year old blind mechanic Bart Hickey drives a Mercedes-AMG GT R at over 124 mph on the open plains of the Alvord Lake, in Oregon

 
Amputee Rider Uses Brain to Control His New Robotic Leg
Amputee Rider Uses Brain to Control His New Robotic Leg

3 Oct 2013, 12:49 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / A huge step forward in prosthetics was made as the first rewired-nerves brain-controlled robotic leg was tested on a 32-year-old rider who had one of his limbs amputated after a motorcycle accident....

 
Blind Rider Dan Parker Does 55 MPH at Bonneville
Blind Rider Dan Parker Does 55 MPH at Bonneville

16 Sep 2013, 13:34 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / We reported earlier on the endeavor of Dan Parker, a blind motorcycle racer who brought his trike at the Salt Flats in Bonneville, to make history. Becoming the first blind man to race at Bonnevi...

 
One-Armed Rider Makes Manx GP History
One-Armed Rider Makes Manx GP History

3 Sep 2013, 14:18 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Chris Mitchell lost his left arm in a motorcycle accident back in 2001, but it looks like this mishap was only a minor obstacle in his life. August 28th saw Chris making history at the Manx TT on th...

 
Blind Rider Dan Parker to Race the Bonneville Salt Flats
Blind Rider Dan Parker to Race the Bonneville Salt Flats

26 Aug 2013, 12:16 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Here we go with another story of a blind motorcycle rider who's making it into the history books, this time racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Dan Parker,43, has been into car raci...

 
Blind Record-Breaking Biker Stuart Gunn Thinks about the Isle of Man TT
Blind Record-Breaking Biker Stuart Gunn Thinks about the Isle of Man TT

22 Aug 2013, 09:07 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / As we're preparing the next week's exclusive interview with the amazing Stuart Gunn, here's one more from the man who defies being blind and disabled, and manages to get up on his Hay...

 
Blind and Disabled Rider Breaks Speed Record aboard a Hayabusa
Blind and Disabled Rider Breaks Speed Record aboard a Hayabusa

20 Aug 2013, 13:49 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Hats off to Scotsman Stuart Gunn, a rider from Edinburgh, for his astonishing, mind-boggling performance. Though blind and disabled, Stuart Gunn managed to break the existing speed record for disabl...

 
Blind Man Breaks Speed Record in Borrowed Lamborghini
Blind Man Breaks Speed Record in Borrowed Lamborghini

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Dragos Rusu / This story goes to show just how much some people love cars and how they are able to go to any length to get that adrenaline rush of flooring the gas pedal in some exotic supercar. It's a story...

 
Blind Person Behind the Wheel... In Public!
Blind Person Behind the Wheel... In Public!

28 Jan 2011, 14:45 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Normally, a blind man behind the wheel is one of the best recipes for disaster. However, things can prove to be entirely different if we are talking about a special project developed by the National...

 
Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act Gets Green Light
Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act Gets Green Light

10 Dec 2010, 15:49 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This week the US senate approved the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act, a piece of legislation which addresses the concerns raised by the rise of hybrid and electric vehicles. Making little or no n...

 
Leaf Sound Off Switch Upset Blind
Leaf Sound Off Switch Upset Blind

21 Jun 2010, 09:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This month, Japanese manufacturer Nissan presented what it calls the Approaching Vehicle Sound for Pedestrians, a sound system which alerts unaware pedestrians that the otherwise mute Leaf electric ...

 
Volvo S60 Painting by Blind Artist to Be Auctioned
Volvo S60 Painting by Blind Artist to Be Auctioned

7 Dec 2009, 15:17 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / In these sad times, when sales don’t really seem to pick up, a good marketing campaign can make the difference between a Christmas bonus for the employees or a few weeks off due to production ...

 
GM Works on EV, Hybrid Sound Alert for the Blind
GM Works on EV, Hybrid Sound Alert for the Blind

26 Nov 2009, 08:26 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The advent of electric-powered vehicles, be it in the form of all electric or hybrid versions, posses new challenges for the blind, who no longer can rely on their hearing to identify the position a...