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Blind navigation system by using RFID and digital compass technology

Anuar , Mohamed Kassim and Takashi , Yasuno and Shukor, Ahmad Zaki and Chan, Xin Zhi and Jo Jo Sam, Wai Lun (2014) Blind navigation system by using RFID and digital compass technology. In: The Society of Instrument and Control Shikoku Branch Conference 2014, 28 Nov 2014, Ehime, Japan.

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Abstract

This paper describe the RFID technology which is applied to guide the visually impaired person at indoor and outdoor environment. In order to provide an efficient and user-friendly navigation tools, it is proposed to design and develop a navigation device using RFID network with the digital compass to guide visually impaired person walking properly via audio navigation. The idea of positioning and localization with digital compass and direction guiding through voice commands is implemented in this design. The study focuses on the calibration of the compass and relocates the visually impaired person back to the normal route if they are out of the direction. Data analysis will be done during the evaluation of the navigation device and assessment will be made improve the performance of the device. This project is beneficial to visually impaired person because the navigation device designed with voice commands will helps them to have a better, safer and comfortable travel.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Blind navigation system, RFID, digital compass technology
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical Engineering > Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Anuar Mohamed Kassim
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2015 01:32
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 04:34
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/13877

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