Navigation System for the Blind: Auditory Display Modes and Guidance

  title={Navigation System for the Blind: Auditory Display Modes and Guidance},
  author={Jack M. Loomis and Reginald G. Golledge and Roberta L. Klatzky},
The research we are reporting here is part of our effort to develop a navigation system for the blind. Our long-term goal is to create a portable, self-contained system that will allow visually impaired individuals to travel through familiar and unfamiliar environments without the assistance of guides. The system, as it exists now, consists of the following functional components: (1) a module for determining the traveler's position and orientation in space, (2) a Geographic Information System… CONTINUE READING
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