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A Survey on Mobile Applications for the Assistance of the Visually Impaired

Khushi Maheshwari
2020 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
This paper discusses various applications being used in assistive technologies for the visually impaired.  ...  These applications focus on using different deep learning algorithms, various sensors and text-to-speech output to the users and are available for various platforms such as Android, iOS.  ...  CONCLUSION This paper provides a survey on assistive technologies that have been developed to aid the identification task for the visually impaired.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2020.6327 fatcat:irzo7vnogram7luela2pmqri7u

A survey on Camera Based Assistive Technologies for Visually Impaired peoples

Madhura Gulwade, R U Shekokar
International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology   unpublished
For designing these systems various algorithms were used. This paper provides survey on all algorithms and technologies used in designing various systems for visually impaired peoples.  ...  A number of portable reading assistants systems like barcode scanners, product identifier, indoor and outdoor object detection, road navigator have been designed specifically for the visually impaired  ...  CONCLUSION In this paper, the various assistive techniques for visually impaired people are survey.  ... 
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A Survey of Assistive Technology and Teacher Preparation Programs for Individuals with Visual Impairments

Derrick W. Smith, Pat Kelley
2007 Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness  
A recurring theme of the four studies of the assistive-technology knowledge of teachers of students with visual impairments that have been conducted  ...  Parker et al. (1990) reported that teachers of students with visual impairments and deaf-blindness had poor or nonexistent knowledge of specific areas of assistive technology, and a study by Mack, Koenig  ...  As a result of these studies, there have been numerous professional calls for the inclusion of assistive technology in teacher preparation programs for teachers of individuals with visual impairments.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0145482x0710100705 fatcat:tzfmy7yp7ba2vbxk4ddoqqbbvy

Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments and Their Use of Assistive Technology: Measuring the Proficiency of Teachers and Their Identification with a Community of Practice

Yue-Ting Siu, Valerie S. Morash
2014 Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness  
vey: one for questions related to assistive The survey was constructed using technology proficiency and one for those LimeSurvey, a free and open-source sur-  ...  For tice that values assistive technology was itinerant teachers of students with visual based on the definition of community of impairments, a physical connection to a  ... 
doi:10.1177/0145482x1410800504 fatcat:a4coexoabvcl5kaxv7vaxt2gdy

Reflections of Teachers of Visually Impaired Students on Their Assistive Technology Competencies

Paul M. Ajuwon, Melanie Kalene Meeks, Nora Griffin-Shirley, Phoebe A. Okungu
2016 Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness  
Only 6.06% reported using assistive technology on a regular basis.  ...  Only 6.67% reported using assistive technology on a regular basis.  ...  Implementation of assistive technology with students who are visually impaired: Teachers' readiness. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 96,  ... 
doi:10.1177/0145482x1611000207 fatcat:2pedit4zybdqdphezr4ymww6va

Technologies Used in the Study of Advanced Mathematics by Students who Are Visually Impaired in Classrooms: Teachers' Perspectives

Vicki M. DePountis, Rona L. Pogrund, Nora Griffin-Shirley, William Y. Lan
2015 Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness  
Discussion: This survey revealed that teachers of visually impaired students are using assistive technology for multiple functions.  ...  This research examined the perspectives of teachers of students who are visually impaired regarding the use and effectiveness of high-tech assistive technology purported to assist visually impaired students  ...  For a classroom teacher who has a student who is visually impaired, the presence of technology in the classroom is not optional but necessary.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0145482x1510900403 fatcat:pnb4isg7ovdalhkxpwxthg7mgq

Visual impairment people towards vision 2020 � A Review

Jayasudha Subburaj, P. Keerthana, A. Shobana
2019 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Methods/Statistical Analysis: The review is done by the articles which deals with global visual impairment data along with device and technologies mainly used for Visually Impaired people.  ...  Findings: In vision 2020 survey, various impacts on specialized people using smart technologies reduce their vision problems.  ...  Visual Impairment This study illustrates the survey of problems and device usage for visually impaired people. Inability to see a normal problem which is easily identified by a normal people.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2019/v12i5/141757 fatcat:y6ryxyg36zevjnfs3utieehtom

Understanding The Elderly Non-Users With Visual Impairments: The Case Of The Lithuanian Library For The Blind

Zinaida Manžuch, Rasa Januševičienė
2015 Zenodo  
The aim of this paper is to determine the profile and reasons for non-use of library services by the visually impaired elderly basing on the case study of the Lithuanian Library for the Blind (LLB).  ...  They have few purposes for information use, get it incidentally, and apply the simplest and easy-to-reach assistive technology.  ...  A number of assistive technologies are employed by the visually impaired older adults.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.17943 fatcat:4diy5truvbcdnhrysiqfeetp3e

Developing a Training Model Using Orca (Assistive Technology) to Teach IT for Visually Impaired Students

Jayant Mahajan, Asha Nagendra
2014 Procedia Economics and Finance  
By this research, the researcher has developed a training model to impart IT knowledge and skills to visually impaired students.  ...  With the increasing number of disabled work force working in the corporate sector, Assistive technologies are playing a very important role in training and development.  ...  He focused on the influence of the assistive technologies and on the shaping of an optimal learning style.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2212-5671(14)00216-0 fatcat:qipy7qwed5hfvpa3tks6krbwhy

Survey of Music Programs at State Residential Schools for Blind Students

Edward P. Kahler, Jeremy M. Coleman, Della Molloy-Daugherty
2018 Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness  
of visual impairment were provided on a regular basis to students.  ...  Future research should examine all types of assistive technology that music professionals use with students with visual impairments during their music instruction.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0145482x1811200311 fatcat:xi5j3k3ey5fjnlholp6ideeqrq

Assistive Technology Use by Students with Disabilities at UNT

Monique Chabot
2007 The Eagle Feather  
The study gathered information on assistive technology use by students with physical disabilities, including visual and hearing impairments, at the University of North Texas through structured interviews  ...  Implications of this study include the need for further research on the cost of maintaining an effective assistive technology program, programs that increase student independence and selfadvocacy, as well  ...  Adaptive Computer Lab Devices for Students with Visual Impairments Visual Impairments Device Function Screen Magnifier Makes text on a computer screen larger and easier to read Screen Reader Reads aloud  ... 
doi:10.12794/tef.2007.226 fatcat:jcqb2a2vrfayzb5muveqfotxvy

The Usefulness of Computer Assistive Technology for Persons with Visual Impairment

2021 Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development  
Implications for practitioners: Assistive software technology would be very helpful to the persons with visual impairment if they are taught and put into practise pro-actively by eye care providers.  ...  Discussion: Assistive software technology can support persons having visual impairment, with gainful employment, social inclusion, and confidence in the community.  ...  The addition of assistive technology to the school curriculum could go a long way in aiding the visually impaired.  ... 
doi:10.37506/ijphrd.v12i1.13890 fatcat:rcuok6d57fa55artp3w5tsznaa

Assistive technology applied to education of students with visual impairment

Cássia Cristiane de Freitas Alves, Gelse Beatriz Martins Monteiro, Suzana Rabello, Maria Elisabete Rodrigues Freire Gasparetto, Keila Monteiro de Carvalho
2009 Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública  
Assistive technology; visually impaired persons; information technology; Brazil.  ...  Assistive technology is applied to education of students with visual impairment; however, teachers indicate the need for infrastructure and pedagogical support.  ...  Original researchFreitas Alves et al. • Assistive technology for visually impaired studentsObjetivos.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s1020-49892009000800007 pmid:19814894 fatcat:2baiwrkzx5fyfmljj4wg73txki

Remote Assistance for Blind Users in Daily Life

Mauro Avila, Katrin Wolf, Anke Brock, Niels Henze
2016 Proceedings of the 9th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments - PETRA '16  
In contrast to previous attempts, Be My Eyes has a large number of blind and sighted users. In this paper we report from a survey among 30 blind Be My Eyes users to guide future work in this domain.  ...  Finally, we derive directions for future work.  ...  Therefore, we conducted a survey among visually impaired users of Be my Eyes.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2910674.2935839 fatcat:nh4lk2c4v5b2poq535wr6m2jeu

Paraprofessionals Speak Out: A Survey

Nora Griffin-Shirley, Dwayne Matlock
2004 RE view Rehabilitation and Education for Blindness and Visual Impairment  
device usage, literacy (Braille), assistive technology and graphic design.  ...  On the basis of the individual needs of specific students, teachers of children with visual impair ments provide instruction to their paraprofessionals in the areas that need to be addressed to assist  ... 
doi:10.3200/revu.36.3.127-136 fatcat:oa4b7o7pmzb7bemkmwtqwqqwv4
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