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Sightless Drivers

Virginia Tech Students Fix Up a Buggy to be Operated by the Blind

— July 21, 2009 — Autos
Improvements to human life are becoming a regular occurrence in our society and the Smart Vehicle is a beautiful addition to that trend.

The Smart Vehicle uses different audio controls, a map and laser range finders in order to make the vehicle usable by by a blind person.

The Smart Vehicle was created by students at Virginia Tech and upon second glance it looks to be a beautiful enhancement for the less fortunate.

Implications - This is the kind of high-minded concept cars that we should be thankful our society is producing at a rapid rate. It won't be long before creations like this (those that help the less fortunate) become the norm on the market. Let the countdown begin.
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