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Paralyzed Race Car Driver Will Steer Modified Corvette Using His Head

Fourteen years after a racing accident left him paralyzed, former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt will get behind a wheel at the Indy 500.  However, technology has played a big role in getting him back on the track. The SAM (semi-autonomous motorcar) Project uses technology to allow disabled drivers to drive again. The 49-year-old will be driving in style. A 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray has been modified to allow him to steer with his head. Check out how Schmidt will be able to control the car:     Here are some more details on the SAM Project, via In milliseconds, this system sends signals to a computer that controls the car through an intricate network of sensors and motors that are tied into the ...

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