Search Strategies of Visually Impaired Persons Using a Camera Phone Wayfinding System

@article{Manduchi2008SearchSO,
  title={Search Strategies of Visually Impaired Persons Using a Camera Phone Wayfinding System},
  author={Roberto Manduchi and James M. Coughlan and Volodymyr Ivanchenko},
  journal={Computers helping people with special needs : ... International Conference, ICCHP ... : proceedings. International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs},
  year={2008},
  volume={5105},
  pages={1135-1140}
}
We report new experiments conducted using a camera phone wayfinding system, which is designed to guide a visually impaired user to machine-readable signs (such as barcodes) labeled with special color markers. These experiments specifically investigate search strategies of such users detecting, localizing and touching color markers that have been mounted in various ways in different environments: in a corridor (either flush with the wall or mounted perpendicular to it) or in a large room with… CONTINUE READING
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