Abstract: Eyes play important role in our day to day lives and are perhaps the most valuable gift we have. This world is visible to us because we are blessed with eyesight. But there are some people who lag this ability of visualizing these things. Due to this, Visually impaired people face many challenges when moving in unfamiliar public places.285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide: 39 million are blind and 246 have low vision. Hence, wearable device should design for such visual impaired people. Smart shoes is wearable system design to providedirectional information to visually impaired people. To provide smart and sensible navigation guidance tovisually impaired people, the system has greatpotential especially when integrated with visualprocessing units.During the operation,the user is supposed to wear the shoes. When sensors will detect any obstacle, user will be informed through Android system being used by the user. The Smart Shoes along with the application on the Android system shall help the user in moving around independently.
Keywords: Navigation, Android, Smart Shoes, Visually impaired, sensors.