The tech allowing a paralysed man to drive - BBC Click
A specially modified car is allowing an ex-racing driver, who became quadriplegic after a car accident, to drive on public roads in the...
A specially modified car is allowing an ex-racing driver, who became quadriplegic after a car accident, to drive on public roads in the US.
The 2016 Corvette Z06 was adapted by Arrow Electronics using repurposed off-the-shelf technology to allow Sam Schmidt to control the car.
He is the first American to be given a special licence to drive a semi-autonomous car on public roads.
Mr Schmidt still requires a co-driver with him at all times, but the semi-autonomous vehicle allows him to take an active role in driving.
BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly reports.
The partially-sighted Paralympian Libby Clegg has seen her boyfriend more clearly than ever before thanks to a new set of hi-tech goggles.
The gold medal runner tested the prototype at the London offices of its creator GiveVision.