Student's tracking device could help people with visual impairments

04/5/2010 | Calgary Herald (Alberta)

A 16-year-old Canadian student is heading to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in San Jose, Calif., next month with tracking technology he developed that could benefit people with visual impairments. Christopher Nielsen created a tracking system that uses a modified webcam device, improving on satellite-based navigation devices, which cannot detect most moving obstacles.

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