More focus on the social impact of AI

AI is undeniably having a huge impact on our lives. In the Eindhoven region in the Netherlands, a multitude of new initiatives are being set up to further shape this.

Innovative shoe warns blind people of obstacles

Computer scientists at TU Graz have developed a camera-based AI image recognition system for a shoe designed to warn blind and visually impaired people of obstacles thanks to ultrasonic sensors.

A smart ring that opens doors

The German Fraunhofer Institute has developed a 3D printed ring with an integrated chip that makes keys and wallets obsolete. The biggest innovation, however, lies in the manufacturing process.

Drone to bring fast help to drowning victims

Researchers at the Technical University of Cologne are developing an advanced drone-based system to help save people from drowning in unguarded waters as part of the GUARDIAN project.