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a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)

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More information about the NFB Blind Driver Challenge(TM), along with information about Dan Parker's Quest for the Salt, is available at www.
That is how the NFB Blind Driver Challenge(TM) came to happen, and that is how we will make all of our dreams come true.
For our digital news release about the Blind Driver Challenge(TM) and the debut of the BDC car at the Rolex 24, including audio and video clips for television and radio, please visit www.
The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute-the only research and training facility on blindness operated by the blind-has challenged universities, technology developers, and other interested innovators to establish NFB Blind Driver Challenge(TM) (BDC) teams, in collaboration with the NFB, to build interface technologies that will empower blind people to drive a car independently.
Marc Maurer, President of the National Federation of the Blind, said: "The Blind Driver Challenge is a National Federation of the Blind initiative to cause the creation of a nonvisual driving interface for the blind.
NIWeek provides us with an opportunity to highlight our Blind Driver Challenge and to encourage the developers of innovative technology to partner with us and make a car drivable by the blind a reality.
The NFB Jernigan Institute -- the only research and training facility on blindness operated by the blind -- has challenged universities, technology developers, and other interested innovators to establish NFB Blind Driver Challenge (BDC) teams, in collaboration with the NFB, to build interface technologies that will empower blind people to drive a car independently.
about the importance of the Blind Driver Challenge and the technology behind it.
More information about this initiative, the NFB Blind Driver Challenge(TM), along with information about Dan Parker, is available at www.
I've taken on many daring adventures such as the Cape Epic, mountain climbing, sailing from Cape Town to Rio, running several marathons and becoming the fastest blind driver in the world (he holds the World Land Speed record for a blind driver) and am excited to tick this one off my bucket list," Sport24 quoted Wagner, as saying.
You have no chance of having your foot run over by a half blind driver talking on a mobile phone while not looking where he is going at City Centre.
The system utilizes sensors that provide information to a blind driver about whats around the vehicle, such as whether another car or object is in front of the vehicle or in an adjacent lane, a private TV reported.
It is not a fully autonomous vehicle, but rather one in which a blind driver can make decisions.
Mike with guide dog Baxter Mike Newman on Pendine Sands in his Nissan GTR in which he attempted to break the land speed record for a blind driver guided by his father from a helicopter PICTURE: James Davies
The technology, called A1/2nonvisual interfaces,e uses sensors to let a blind driver maneuver a car based on information transmitted to him about his surroundings: whether another car or object is nearby, in front of him or in a neighboring lane.