Wearable Navigation Assistance - A tool for the blind

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    Abstract

    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
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th International Conference on Measurement
    Place of PublicationSlovakia
    PublisherInstitute of Measurement Science, SAS (Slovak Academy of Science)
    Pages283-286
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)80-967402-8-8
    Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2005
    Event5th International Conference on Measurement - Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Duration: 15 May 200519 May 2005

    Publication series

    NameISI Proceedings
    PublisherInstitute of Measurement Science, SAS (Slovak Academy of Science)

    Conference

    Conference5th International Conference on Measurement
    Period15/05/0519/05/05
    OtherMay 15-19, 2005

    Keywords

    • METIS-228678
    • IR-54461
    • Stereo vision
    • ultrasonic range finding
    • Navigation tools
    • EWI-20102
    • probabilistic map building
    • multimodal information system

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