Research Article Volume 4 Issue 9

Next Generation of Indoor Navigation Systems for the Blind

Moeid M Elsokah1* and Amer R Zerek2

1 Communication Engineering Department, College of Electronic Technology, Tripoli, Libya
2EE Department, Zawia University, Faculty of Engineering, Zawia, Libya

*Corresponding Author: Moeid M Elsokah, Communication Engineering Department, College of Electronic Technology, Tripoli, Libya.

Received: June 04, 2022; Published: August 18, 2022


Recently, most industries have become dependent on technological development in the world, especially the industrial and medical fields. Technological developments in smart homes, life-saving hospitals and nursing homes allow people to stay at home in a comfortable, safe, and independent way wherever they want without anyone's help. Most blinding people navigate within the house with help only from other people. One of the reasons is there isn’t enough information about the house available to them. Parts of this work were realized within a new prototype of a house navigation and object identification system for the blind, our working on a project that helps the patient to detect obstacles, and identify the time and control by voice commands for TV and radio, air conditioner operation, know the humidity and temperature inside the room and outside the house as well as alerting the patient at times of taking medication or appointments with the doctor. A thorough user requirements analysis of this project has been carried out with blind users. One of the goals is that a project should be developed, which helps blind people navigating themselves in public buildings independently.


Keywords: Indoor Navigation Systems for the Blind; Impaired Vision; Blind Users


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Citation: Moeid M Elsokah and Amer R Zerek. “Next Generation of Indoor Navigation Systems for the Blind". Acta Scientific Computer Sciences 4.9 (2022): 56-62.


Copyright: © 2022 Moeid M Elsokah and Amer R Zerek. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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