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Haptic cues for orientation and postural control
Haptic cues from fingertip contact with a stable surface attenuate body sway in subjects even when the contact forces are too small to provide physical support of the body. We investigated how hapticExpand
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Blind Pedestrians and the Changing Technology and Geometry of Signalized Intersections: Safety, Orientation, and Independence
This study documented that blind pedestrians have considerable difficulty locating crosswalks, aligning to cross, determining the onset of the walk interval, maintaining a straight crossing path, andExpand
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Audible Signage as a Wayfinding Aid: Verbal Landmark versus Talking Signs
This article reports on an evaluation of two technologies—Verbal Landmark and Talking Signs—that provide speech messages to handheld receivers. On all measures, the Talking Signs system provedExpand
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Crossing Solutions at Roundabouts and Channelized Turn Lanes for Pedestrians with Vision Disabilities
This report is intended to provide practitioners with useful information related to establishing safe crossings at roundabouts and channelized turn lanes for pedestrians with vision disabilities. TheExpand
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Accessible Pedestrian Signals
Push-button–integrated accessible pedestrian signals (APSs) provide audible information from the push-button housing on both the location of the push button and the onset of walk intervals. APSExpand
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New orientation and accessibility option for persons with visual impairment: transportation applications for remote infrared audible signage
Background:For a blind or visually impaired person, a vital prerequisite to accessing any feature of the built environment is being able to find this feature. Braille signs, even where available, doExpand
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Remote infrared signage evaluation for transit stations and intersections.
Opportunities for education and employment depend upon effective and independent travel. For mainstream society, this is accomplished to a large extent by printed signs. People who are printExpand
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Orientation Maps for Visually Impaired Persons.
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