International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer and Communication Engineering

A monthly peer-reviewed online and print journal

ISSN Online 2278-1021
ISSN Print 2319-5940

Since 2012

Abstract: Power of sight is considered as the most important of all senses. Blind people are often dependent on others for their daily tour. Over time several advancements in technology has helped in increasing entertainment and comfort for the blind. “Smart shoe" can assist the blind on their daily routine and can act as a comfortable and safe companion on their journey. Common assistances provided earlier for the blind include walking sticks or guide dogs. It includes ultrasonic sensors with a step counter that can alert the person of the impending obstacles. The technology results can improve their ways of growth and can drive them to lead their independent lives.

Keywords: Visually impaired, Navigation, Step counter, Sensors, obstacles


PDF | DOI: 10.17148/IJARCCE.2020.91211

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