Perceiving A Corridor With CTFM Ultrasonic Sensing

@inproceedings{Antoun2007PerceivingAC,
  title={Perceiving A Corridor With CTFM Ultrasonic Sensing},
  author={Shrine Micheal Antoun and Phillip J. McKerrow},
  year={2007}
}
When deprived of sight humans adapt and use other senses for navigation. Most rely on touch (long cane), but some use auditory perception. We have observed a blind teenager echolocating using sounds (clicks) he makes with his mouth. More commonly, an ultrasonic sensor is used as a navigational aid to scan the path and environment. The echoes blind people perceive are interpreted by each individual to form an auditory scene where clear paths and obstacles are identified. With this information… CONTINUE READING

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