Smart Electronic Crutch Along With Android Smartphone for Visually Impaired Individuals

Authors(5) :-Tanuja K, Hamsaveena M M, Kavyashree M J, Nayana N, Vidyashree D

The aim of this project is to detect an obstacle at a close distance in front of the visually impaired while walking outside and alert the user through a buzzer. The proposed system focuses on developing an android application to track the location of the user using GPS in case of any emergency and intimate to their caretaker when the user sends the location by pressing the switch. Aged peoples with blindness find problem while walking, such as unable to view obstacle at a close distance in front of them, which may inflict injuries to one-self. To overcome such problems faced by visually impaired, we have come up with a solution, which helps them to walk freely, detect the obstacle through ultrasonic sensor, and intimate to the person by buzzer. It also senses the intensity of light through LDR and illuminates LED Lamp when needed. All the hardware devises required are mounted on Renesas RL 78 microcontroller for programming the proposed system. Hence, the proposed system provides an intelligent device as a navigation tool for visually impaired. This device is used for both indoor and outdoor navigation. The main advantage of this project is to help visually impaired as well as aged people to navigate independently.

Authors and Affiliations

Tanuja K
Information Science and Engineering Department, GSSSIETW, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
Hamsaveena M M
Information Science and Engineering Department, GSSSIETW, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
Kavyashree M J
Information Science and Engineering Department, GSSSIETW, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
Nayana N
Information Science and Engineering Department, GSSSIETW, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
Vidyashree D
Information Science and Engineering Department, GSSSIETW, Mysuru, Karnataka, India

Visually Impaired, Crutch, Renesas RL 78 microcontroller, Ultrasonic Sensor, GPS, LDR, LED Lamp, Buzzer, Switch

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 6 | May-June 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-05-08
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 561-565
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1846104
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Tanuja K, Hamsaveena M M, Kavyashree M J, Nayana N, Vidyashree D, "Smart Electronic Crutch Along With Android Smartphone for Visually Impaired Individuals", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp.561-565, May-June-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT1846104

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