Environmental Awareness Device for the Visually Impaired

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Environmental Awareness Device for the Visually Impaired

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dc.contributor.author Turner, Matthew
dc.contributor.author Priest, Mike
dc.contributor.author Reis, Dan
dc.contributor.author Khokhar, Omair
dc.date.accessioned 2008-05-05T15:27:04Z
dc.date.available 2008-05-05T15:27:04Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/1644
dc.description.abstract In this paper we present a new systems for the navigation of visually impaired persons around campus. The main idea is a range finding device that allow the user to sense what is around them. The design consists of 3 ultrasonic sensors on a pair of glasses connected to a micro-controller which in turn moves 3 linear actuators on the skin giving the user a sense of what is around them. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject electrostatic transducer en
dc.subject linear actuator en
dc.subject micro-controller en
dc.subject sonar ranging module en
dc.title Environmental Awareness Device for the Visually Impaired en
dc.type Book chapter en


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