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Survey on outdoor navigation system needs for blind people

Alwi, S. R. A. W. and Ahmad, M. N. (2015) Survey on outdoor navigation system needs for blind people. Proceeding - 2013 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development, SCOReD 2013 . pp. 144-148.

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Abstract

This paper reports the findings of a survey conducted on a group of blind people living in urban area. Blindness is a problem faced all over the world. There has been many outdoor navigation system proposed by previous researchers. However, sometimes the design has not been made based on the blind people needs. There is a need to study the blind people needs in order to design a practical outdoor navigation system. The study was divided into four parts, (1) Occupation details, (2) Vision Medical History, (3) Outdoor Navigation History, (4) Features and Functions for outdoor navigation system. The result of the findings revealed that blind people requires a blind navigation system that is portable and able to help them cross the roads and avoid obstacles during their outdoor excursions while retaining the blind's identity that is the walking stick and black glasses.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:A General Works
ID Code:59491
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:18 Jan 2017 09:50
Last Modified:20 Jun 2017 14:56

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