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.

Special light waves penetrate opaque materials

Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology and Utrecht University have succeeded in penetrating opaque material with special light waves as if the material didn't even exist.

Fast and affordable: the COVID-19 smell test

Lots of people who contract COVID-19 have only a few symptoms, if any, but are still contagious. A research group wants to minimize this risk factor and that is why they have developed a smell test.