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.