publication . Article . 2017

Tele-guidance based navigation system for the visually impaired and blind persons

Chaudary, B. (Babar); Paajala, I. (Iikka); Keino, E. (Eliud); Pulli, P. (Petri);
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
Abstract The design and development of tele-assistance services have taken a great consideration in the domain of healthcare lately. With the growing proportion of dependent people (ageing, disabled users) in the society, tele-assistance and tele-monitoring platforms will play a significant role to provide an efficient and economical remote care. It will allow aged or disabled persons to maintain their independence and lessen the burden and cost of care by caregivers. The concept of proposed tele-guidance system is based on the idea that a blind pedestrian can be assisted by spoken instructions from a remote caregiver who receives a live video stream from a came...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY
free text keywords: UTAUT, acceptance, blind, caregiver, navigation, qualitative, real-time, remote care, tele-assistance, tele-presence, visually impaired
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