Wearable Navigation Assistance - A Tool for the Blind

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Heijden van der, F. and Regtien, P.P.L. (2005) Wearable Navigation Assistance - A Tool for the Blind. Measurement Science Review. Section 2: Measurement in biomedicine, 5 (5). pp. 53-56. ISSN 1335-8871

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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.
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