Ford's awesome vehicle window helps the blind 'see' the scenery

Ford develops smart car window that displays view to blind passengers

The visually impaired user can then run their hands across the window and feel what the outside looks like.

Ford's prototype smart vehicle window aims to change this by enabling blind or partially-sighted people to visualise passing scenery through touch.

Ford has unveiled a new prototype system that enables the visually impaired to experience some tactile representation of the surroundings outside the vehicle they are riding in.

The blue oval's Italian agency GTB Roma and tech start-up Aedo developed a device that harnesses haptic feedback to create a vibrating representation of the outside world, giving people who can't see a landscape the chance to feel it.

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Feel The View is an unbelievable technology that takes pictures that are turned into high-contrast monochrome images. "The technology is advanced, but the concept is simple - from rolling hills to mountain ranges, views make any road trip memorable".

You can see Feel The View in action below. The idea is to allow the passenger to touch the screen and imagine in their mind the landscape or other items in front of them. The device causes vibrations of 255 different intensities at the point of touch so that visually impaired people can "decode" the image via touch.

Ford tends to develop some pretty nifty technology that doesn't always reach mass production, and it recently revealed another device that falls in that category.

At the same time, artificial intelligence is said to analyse the images and provide audio descriptions.

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