Towards a 2D tactile vocabulary for navigation of blind and visually impaired

Abstract

In this paper we present research work towards a 2D tactile vocabulary for training visually impaired for their independent mobility. The vocabulary is associated to a 2D tactile array (vibration array), which is a part of a wearable navigation prototype (Electronic Travel Aid) called Tyflos. The vibration array is currently consisting of 16 vibrating… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ICSMC.2009.5346336

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