Personal guidance system for the visually impaired

  title={Personal guidance system for the visually impaired},
  author={Jack M. Loomis and Reginald G. Golledge and Roberta L. Klatzky and Jon Speigle and Jerome Tietz},
We outline the design for a navigation system for the visually impaired and describe the progress we have made toward such a system. Our long-term goal is for 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 means of determining the traveler's position and orientation in space, (2) a… CONTINUE READING
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