• Computer Science
  • Published in ArXiv 2016

Leveling the playing field for Visually Impaired using Transport Assistant

@article{Shenoy2016LevelingTP,
  title={Leveling the playing field for Visually Impaired using Transport Assistant},
  author={Gourav G. Shenoy and Mangirish A. Wagle and Kay Connelly},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1703.02103}
}
Visually impaired people face numerous challenges when it comes to transportation. Not only must they circumvent obstacles while navigating, but they also need access to essential information related to available public transport, up-to-date weather forecast, and convenient method for booking private taxis. In this paper we introduce Transport Assistant - a voice based assistive technology prototype, built with a goal of leveling the playing field for the visually impaired to solve these… CONTINUE READING
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