Future tech: Ford’s Feel The View supports visually-impaired occupants

May 03, 2018 | Same topic: Leading-edge tech trends
The Blue Oval gives it a perfect name which is Feel The View describing just what it works for.

The mystery of a new Ford’s prototype system has just been cracked. This system features the ability to assist the visually impaired occupants to experience the surroundings outside the car thanks to a tactile representation. The Blue Oval gives it a perfect name which is Feel The View describing just what it works for. It is attached to the car’s window a position that helps catch optimal images of the surroundings with only a press of a button.

Ford's Feel the View system

The Blue Oval gives it a perfect name which is Feel The View describing just what it works for

Afterwards, the snapped image is converted to a greyscale one, then Ford's Feel The View produces vibrations for tactile experience. Ford connects an integrated vocal assistant with the car’s audio system to realize the images for the visually-impaired occupants.

Ford's Feel the View system

Feel The View helps catch optimal images of the surroundings with only a press of a button

Video: Ford presents Feel the View

Much has been unveiled though nothing about putting it into production was ever disclosed. However, it is evident that this new tech will be one of the most welcomed in the future. Let’s see!

The women inside a car using Feel the view

Ford connects an integrated vocal assistant with the car’s audio system​

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