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Dirk Wenig, Johannes Schöning, Brent Hecht, Rainer Malaka
2015 Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services - MobileHCI '15  
It contains the first empirical comparison of different approaches for pedestrian smartwatch navigation and illuminates their pros and cons. Figure 1: The StripeMaps concept.  ...  In this paper, we introduce StripeMaps, a system that adapts the mobile web design technique of linearization for displaying maps on the small screens of smartwatches.  ...  We thank Bram Meerten from Hasselt University who helped us with the implementation of the StripeMaps application and the study.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2785830.2785862 dblp:conf/mhci/WenigSHM15 fatcat:rd5rka5g75aq5dj5tvyzyjmoeu

A Data-Driven Model for Pedestrian Behavior Classification and Trajectory Prediction

Vasileia Papathanasopoulou, Ioanna Spyropoulou, Harris Perakis, Vassilis Gikas, Eleni Andrikopoulou
2022 IEEE Open Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems  
The ‘going straight’, ‘finding the way,’ and ‘walking around,’ distraction effects incurred by mobile phone usage have based on each pedestrian’s walking speed, trajectory vari- received  ...  Furthermore, pedestrian-to- way.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojits.2022.3169700 fatcat:jy2bzoevhvhgvmui2kq3vei6na

Remote guidance for the blind — A proposed teleassistance system and navigation trials

M. Bujacz, P. Baranski, M. Moranski, P. Strumillo, A. Materka
2008 2008 Conference on Human System Interactions  
An early prototype utilizing two laptop PCs and a wireless internet connection is used in orientation and mobility trials, which aim to measure the potential usefulness of the system and discover possible  ...  The paper presents initial research on the system for remote guidance of the blind.  ...  feedback in areas for improving the system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hsi.2008.4581561 fatcat:4am6euzxg5cfzg22vob7rlfhja

Methodologies and evaluation of electronic travel aids for the visually impaired people: a review

Muhammad Rabani Mohd Romlay, Siti Fauziah Toha, Azhar Mohd Ibrahim, Ibrahim Venkat
2021 Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics  
The outcome results in trust and safety issues, hindering the navigation aids from really contribute to the safety of the targeted end user.  ...  First the research breaks down the methodologies to achieve navigation, followed by categorization of the test and experimentation done to evaluate the systems and ranks it by maturity order.  ...  The research is funded by grant number SRCG20-046-0046 IoT-Based visually impaired community (VIC) Geospatial Tracking with Swarming RoVision (SR), UMP-IIUM-UiTM Sustainable Research Collaboration 2020 and  ... 
doi:10.11591/eei.v10i3.3055 fatcat:vfdcm5emozdwha3ojopnk44tou

Blind Navigation and the Role of Technology [chapter]

Nicholas A. Giudice, Gordon E. Legge
2008 The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Preparation of this chapter was supported by NRSA grant 1F32EY01596301 and NIDRR grant H133A011903  ...  This system should be capable of guiding pedestrians along routes, supporting free exploration, and describing points of interest to the pedestrian.  ...  Use of this system has proved effective in guiding people along routes and finding landmarks in campus and neighborhood environments [50] [51] [52] .  ... 
doi:10.1002/9780470379424.ch25 fatcat:m4gbah2ymfhztjw6n5ig43yhzu

Mapping-based solutions for an improved accessibility in SNCF railway stations

David Sanz, Céline Durupt, Caroline Guérin, Nicolas Renoir, Coralie Reutenauer, Patrick Ung
2018 Zenodo  
Then, pros and cons of different semantic enrichment approaches of spatial databases are discussed, before introducing current SNCF innovative projects using these databases.  ...  Improving passenger's navigation in railway stations and building accessibility services need map databases which include accessibility-related information.  ...  find their way in indoor spaces and move within them.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1483120 fatcat:4ghbvtltqrd2rp5wn5zqwgdhn4

COVID-Robot: Monitoring Social Distancing Constraints in Crowded Scenarios [article]

Adarsh Jagan Sathyamoorthy, Utsav Patel, Yash Ajay Savle, Moumita Paul, Dinesh Manocha
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We use a mobile robot with commodity sensors, namely an RGB-D camera and a 2-D lidar to perform collision-free navigation in a crowd and estimate the distance between all detected individuals in the camera's  ...  We highlight the performance benefits of our approach in different static and dynamic indoor scenarios.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work is supported in part by ARO grant W911NF1910315 and NSF grant 2031901.  ... 
arXiv:2008.06585v2 fatcat:brc6v6mkovdabdn5pvy2bp2nuu

Modeling and simulating assistive environments in 3-D with the YAMAMOTO toolkit

Christoph Stahl, Tim Schwartz
2010 2010 International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation  
We focus on the tool's ability to represent and simulate sensors and actuators, i.e. navigational beacons used for indoor positioning and navigation purposes.  ...  Vice versa, the model can be used to visualize the state of the real world, including the location of the user and the content of public displays.  ...  Evaluating the Visto Kiosk System in Virtual Reality VISTO provides navigational assistance for pedestrians in built environments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipin.2010.5647505 fatcat:wevmvleztrfrbjxxgsmxn7h53i

Smartphone-Based Indoor Positioning Technologies [chapter]

Ruizhi Chen, Liang Chen
2021 The Urban Book Series  
The pros and cons of the technologies are reviewed and discussed in the context of different applications.  ...  AbstractGlobal Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) have achieved great success in providing localization information in outdoor open areas.  ...  Positioning Technology of Multi-source Fusion As seen from the above, different positioning methods have their pros and cons in different scenarios of indoor positioning.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-15-8983-6_26 fatcat:nexusftqfvfezpgmytbxizm2x4

Urban Navigation System with multiple sub-maps and multiple sub-navigators

Sukhum Sattaratnamai, Nattee Niparnan, Attawith Sudsang
2020 IEEE Access  
This paper presents a real-world navigation system capable of switching among multiple navigation algorithms in a novel manner in order to properly handle the workspace with different characteristics and  ...  The design of the system is a real-world result from deploying an actual robot in a live system with real-world user and environment.  ...  User requirements and security landscape from the user point of view are provided in-kind by Research and Innovation for Sustainability Center (  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2994652 fatcat:sidfxih3mjcqvoys43uoonrany

Independent mobility for persons with VIB using GIS

Susanne Zimmermann-Janschitz, Simon Landauer, Sebastian Drexel, Jana Obermeier
2021 Journal of Enabling Technologies  
The adoption of ArcGIS Web AppBuilder widgets allows access of the user interface additionally through keyboard-only navigation and therefore screen-reader capability.  ...  Purpose The study aims to promote independent mobility for persons with visual impairment or legal blindness (VIB) by developing a Web-based wayfinding application using geographic information systems  ...  Figure 4 Pros and cons highlighting the results of the user experience evaluation (italic font refers to persons with VI only) Positive comments address orientation and navigation within the widget and  ... 
doi:10.1108/jet-03-2020-0014 fatcat:5ftrg3k34rbq5ac2zblgppoitu

SLAM for Pedestrians and Ultrasonic Landmarks in Emergency Response Scenarios [chapter]

Carl Fischer, Kavitha Muthukrishnan, Mike Hazas
2011 Advances in Computers  
The main contributions of this chapter are: (i) a characterization of the errors encountered in inertial-based pedestrian dead-reckoning as well as ultrasound range and bearing measurements in a mobile  ...  setting, (ii) the formulation of an extended Kalman filter for simultaneously locating sensor nodes and tracking a pedestrian using a combination of ultrasound range/bearing measurements and inertial  ...  Multimodal Pedestrian SLAM Considering the pros and cons of the various techniques described in the previous section for tracking pedestrians indoors, we have chosen to use two key technologies: inertial  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-385514-5.00003-3 fatcat:pzr6tsjrird2bpfzc76sr3yvzq

Road Signs [article]

Salmiah Binti Abdul Hamid
2016 Ph.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet  
Her research interests include urban mobility, information graphics, road signs system and visual communication.  ...  She is also a lecturer in the Department of Design Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak and teaches graphic design courses.  ...  United States of America  ... 
doi:10.5278/ fatcat:qjdwz2pqgnhrph56k7qzhg4clm

Application-Based COVID-19 Micro-Mobility Solution for Safe and Smart Navigation in Pandemics

Sumit Mishra, Nikhil Singh, Devanjan Bhattacharya
2021 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Short distance travel and commute being inevitable, safe route planning in pandemics for micro-mobility, i.e., cycling and walking, is extremely important for the safety of oneself and others.  ...  The results with COVID-19 data analysis and route planning suggest a safer route in the context of the coronavirus outbreak as compared to normal navigation and on average route extension is within 8%–  ...  D.B. thanks University of Edinburgh, UKRI and EU H2020 TRAIN@ED for the support received. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi10080571 fatcat:tfalofvafbh2xhek7h3twkgecq

Where's my bus stop?

Megan Campbell, Cynthia Bennett, Caitlin Bonnar, Alan Borning
2014 Proceedings of the 16th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers & accessibility - ASSETS '14  
We developed and deployed StopInfo, a system for public tran sit riders that provides very detailed information about bus stops with the goal of helping riders find and verify bus stop locations.  ...  At the same time, new information technology such as smart phones and mobile devices have enabled them to undertake a much greater range of activities with increased indepen dence.  ...  In conclusion, we deployed StopInfo as a response to an information gap identified in prior work. The field study showed that the system is generally usable and helpful.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2661334.2661378 dblp:conf/assets/CampbellBBB14 fatcat:irqt3lx7unegjmjh3uiqbyuyxm
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