wi-GO a cool Kinect usage to make someone’s life easier

The guys from the University of Beira Interior (Department of Informatics) came up with a wonderful idea how to use the Kinect to  improved quality of life for disabled persons.

The wi-GO project is a robot system based on sensor technology Kinect that enables disabled persons, elderly and pregnant women, .. to carry objects without difficulty, comfortably and safely.

The following video shows the difficulties a person in a wheelchair faces when navigating a shopping cart into a store.

But see for your self 🙂

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