Tec-Innovation has been working since 2016 to combine the existing ultrasound technology with a self-developed camera system.
Modern image processing algorithms can not only detect obstacles but also identify them. Thus, it is also possible to actively guide you, for example to a pedestrian crossing, towards a traffic light or towards a set of stairs.
The user can configure, with the help of an app, which types of objects he should be notified about.
Pictures displaying the object detection and the walkable area identification.
Further information is published here.