History is made as a blind person drives the Daytona Raceway!
A View from Professor Dennis Hong
The second-generation Blind Driver Challenge vehicles are explained in this Virginia Tech University Relations video featuring Associate Professor Dennis Hong of the mechanical engineering department. This video was shot at the Virginia International Raceway, 11 days before the successful January 29 run at Daytona International Speedway.
BLIND DRIVER CHALLENGE
Blind Driver Challenge Project at RoMeLa, Virginia Tech
How a blind man drove a roboticized 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid SUV 1.5 at the famed Daytona Raceway, avoiding obstacles!