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Le Vision: An Assistive Wearable Device for the Visually Challenged

  • A. Neela MaadhureeEmail author
  • Ruben Sam Mathews
  • C. R. Rene Robin
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 941)

Abstract

We are only as blind as we want to be. In this paper, The Lé Vision is one assistive technology product that is focused on helping people with vision loss to be able to read. The device recognizes texts, snaps a picture, and relays the message to the user via an audio outlet device. The device is small, portable, and discreet allowing users to blend in with the crowd. To reduce the creation cost, we used a single-board computer, such as Raspberry Pi. It also provides obstacle detection enhancing the travelling experience of the visually impaired. We attach ultrasonic sensors for measuring the distance, interfaced to the Arduino. The presence of an obstacle is intimated via haptic feedback.

Keywords

Binarized Thresholding Analyze Snapshot Pixels 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Neela Maadhuree
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ruben Sam Mathews
    • 1
  • C. R. Rene Robin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringJerusalem College of EngineeringChennaiIndia

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