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Portable traveling navigation system for the blind and its application to traveling training system

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3 Author(s)
Y. Tadokoro ; Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., Toyohashi Univ. of Technol., Japan ; S. Takuno ; Y. Shimoda

We propose a portable traveling navigation system to guide the blind to the desired destination, and apply it to the traveling training system. A microcomputer carried by a traveller calculates a traveling locus using the traveling distance and direction and compares it with the stored traveling route. Based on the compared results the appropriate guide voices are given to the traveller

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[Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 1999. 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Annual Fall Meetring of the Biomedical Engineering Society] BMES/EMBS Conference, 1999. Proceedings of the First Joint  (Volume:1 )

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1999