UOW (Australia) Student Receives Award for 3D Camera

Australia’s Illawarramercury.com.au asks: Imagine if, instead of a cane or a guide dog, the vision impaired could use a 3D camera to help them “see” the world around them.

A University of Wollongong researcher Xue Wei is not only imagining that, she’s working on perfecting a 3D assistive navigation system for the vision impaired that would “speak” to the user.

Her PhD project has already impressed the judges of a national competition, with the Chinese student recently receiving an award in the Canon Australia 2012 Extreme Imaging competition.

Read more at http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/1340975/uow-student-receives-award-for-3d-camera/?cs=12

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