VEMI Lab researchers discuss AVA on ‘Assistive Technology Update’

University of Maine researchers Richard Corey and Nicholas Giudice spoke to The INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads on its podcast, “Assistive Technology Update,” about their upcoming smartphone app that provides navigational assistance so people with disabilities and seniors can enjoy ride-sharing and ride-hailing with self-driving cars. The co-founders of the Virtual Environments and Multimodal Interaction Laboratory (VEMI Lab) lead the group developing the app, Autonomous Vehicle Assistant (AVA), which includes researchers from Northeastern University and Colby College.