Development of an automated obstacle detector for blind people

Document Type: Research Paper

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Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Daffodil Institute of IT, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Abstract

Eyes play a vital role in our life. Usually, all of us have seen the visually impaired people and know the problems that they face in their daily life. In order to detect the obstacles, blind people use sticks when they are walking but this instrument just can help them find objects on the ground. Obstacle detection is a field of effort that has led to vast progress in primary safety systems and in the primary-secondary safety systems interaction. Obstacle detector for the blind is an automated device for blind people. The main objective of this device is to make easy the walking environment for blind people. In this paper, a device is made which help the blind people by assisting through an android application. First, the device is made and then its performance is tested in three demanding conditions, for instance, normal, windy, and rainy conditions. The device shows a satisfactory level of accuracy in the three conditions. It helps the user to hear the distance and the location in an automated human voice.

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