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The Amazing Progress Being Made In the Field of Self-Driving, Self-Navigating Wheelchairs

In June, Researchers at SMART, the collaborative Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology shared their successful trials of a self-driving, self-navigating wheelchair that simply requires a destination to be plotted into the on-board computer. The team, led by Daniela Rus, took inspiration from their line of autonomous scooters and cars in an effort to meet...
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