IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A Navigation Aid for the Blind Using Tactile-Visual Sensory Substitution

Conference Proceedings. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Author(s): L.A. Johnson ; C.M. Higgins
Sponsor(s): IEEE EMB
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 August 2006
Conference Location: New York, NY, USA
Conference Date: 30 August 2006
Page(s): 6,289 - 6,292
ISBN (CD): 1-4244-003303
ISBN (Paper): 1-4244-0032-5
ISSN (Paper): 1557-170X
DOI: 10.1109/IEMBS.2006.259473
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The objective of this study is to improve the quality of life for the visually impaired by restoring their ability to self-navigate. In this paper we describe a compact, wearable device that... View More

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