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How iPhone 12's Lidar and AI help me navigate the street as a blind person

Technology that can describe the environment around it can be life-changing for blind people or those who have sight loss.

Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro uses a Lidar (light detection and ranging) sensor and artificial intelligence to enable users to identify objects and detect how close people are to other people around them.

In the age of the coronavirus pandemic where maintaining social distancing is important, such technology could prove particularly useful.

The ability to quickly diagnose health conditions is becoming increasing urgent as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Lung cancer patients undergoing immunotherapy treatment may experience side effects which can present in a similar way to those of Covid-19 and other lung conditions.

But now the Royal Marsden hospital in London is trialling the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to help identify what is causing the symptoms.

In the early stages of the pandemic, delivery drivers made sure no-one had to leave the house for food or supplies, but now they are taking on an even more important role as the last link in the Covid-19 vaccine supply chain.

Speaking to the BBC, Regina Byron, who delivered the first doses of the vaccine to the University of Michigan Hospital, said "it's very fulfilling to know that I make a difference"

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