Wearable navigation assistance - A tool for the blind

Ferdinand van der Heijden, Paulus P.L. Regtien

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    This paper describes the system architecture for a navigation tool for visually impaired persons. The major parts are: a multi-sensory system (comprising stereo vision, acoustic range finding and movement sensors), a mapper, a warning system and a tactile human-machine interface. The sensory parts are described in more detail, and the first experimental results are presented.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)53-56
    Number of pages4
    JournalMeasurement science review
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - 2005


    • EWI-19047
    • Navigation tools
    • multimodal information system
    • Stereo vision
    • IR-54625
    • ultrasonic range finding
    • probabilistic map building
    • METIS-228952
    • partical filtering

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