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A wearable face recognition system for individuals with visual impairments

Sreekar Krishna, Greg Little, John Black, Sethuraman Panchanathan
2005 Proceedings of the 7th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility - Assets '05  
This paper describes the iCare Interaction Assistant, an assistive device for helping the individuals who are visually impaired during social interactions.  ...  Performance details of the face recognition algorithms tested on the device are presented along with the overall performance of the system.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We want to thank Terri Hedgpeth, the project investigator for iCare. We also want to thank Ken Spector and David Paul for being part of the iCare focus group.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1090785.1090806 dblp:conf/assets/KrishnaLBP05 fatcat:cqrxaoytmreqja7on2tlu7zlme

New Opportunities for Computer Vision-Based Assistive Technology Systems for the Visually Impaired

2014 Computer  
Users access the information by iCARE Social Interaction, a project at Arizona State Univer- aiming a Smartphone with the Voiceye app to scan or pho- sity, empowers visually impaired individuals  ...  PERSPEC T I V E S New Opportunities for Computer Vision– Based Assistive Technology Systems for the Visually Impaired Juan R.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2013.265 fatcat:73runqdrmrgmnph2xrmxh6i2da

A Wearable Face Recognition System on Google Glass for Assisting Social Interactions [chapter]

Bappaditya Mandal, Shue-Ching Chia, Liyuan Li, Vijay Chandrasekhar, Cheston Tan, Joo-Hwee Lim
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We propose a wearable system on GG, which acts as a social interaction assistant, the application includes face detection, eye localization, face recognition and a user interface for personal information  ...  In this paper, we present a wearable face recognition (FR) system on Google Glass (GG) to assist users in social interactions. FR is the first step towards face-to-face social interactions.  ...  [1] , developed an iCare Interaction Assistant device for helping visually impaired individuals for social interactions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16634-6_31 fatcat:w25sge5ohzdf3k7xs22ankuiym

Low-cost face biometry for visually impaired users

L. Balduzzi, G. Fusco, F. Odone, S. Dini, M. Mesiti, A. Destrero, A. Lovato
2010 2010 IEEE Workshop on Biometric Measurements and Systems for Security and Medical Applications  
We present a work in progress on a face biometry system for visually impaired users -the result of a very close interaction among scientists, engineers, and a users group formed by visually impaired and  ...  social assistants.  ...  CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK The paper presented a work in progress on a face recognition system developed for visually impaired users.  ... 
doi:10.1109/bioms.2010.5610444 fatcat:osxqjgzwgfabhor2si4gcjmcvm

Early detection of Alzheimer's diseases through IoT

Padmini Mansingh, Binod Kumar Pattanayak, Bibudhendu Pati
2022 International Journal of Health Sciences  
Wearable assistive IoT with complicated embedded artificial perception utilizing deep learning is being developed in this paper and also represents the largest comprehensive study of AD approaches with  ...  Today, Alzheimer's disease is a prominent issue among researchers. In order to provide better treatment, the investigation is updated for improved understanding of Alzheimer's disease (AD).  ...  Brought together with a term clinical and health care expert to allow the patient with AD for a better quality of life, is the main focus of care.  ... 
doi:10.53730/ijhs.v6ns4.9251 fatcat:itqvpz4iwfetzjwzallwiavpfm

A Face Recognition Application for People with Visual Impairments

Yuhang Zhao, Shaomei Wu, Lindsay Reynolds, Shiri Azenkot
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '18  
Recognizing others is a major challenge for people with visual impairments (VIPs) and can hinder engagement in social activities.  ...  We discuss these real-world challenges, identify suitable use cases for Accessibility Bot, and distill design implications for future face recognition applications.  ...  We thank the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired for sourcing participants and providing the space for the interview studies.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3173574.3173789 dblp:conf/chi/ZhaoWRA18 fatcat:75qfakwjbnhaxm53w2wpolxcnm

Directing and Orienting ICT Healthcare Solutions to Address the Needs of the Aging Population

Nada Fares, R. Simon Sherratt, Imad H. Elhajj
2021 Healthcare  
Method: The aim of this paper was to conduct a systematic literature review to analyse the state of the art of ICT solutions for older people with chronic conditions, and the impact of these solutions  ...  With an aging population, it is essential to maintain good health and autonomy for as long as possible.  ...  I-DON'T_FALL [106] is a project that analysed a fall prevention system for older people with cognitive impairment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/healthcare9020147 pmid:33540510 fatcat:3qmov4rpsvcpdfizj4coj4o3na

Image and Video Processing for Visually Handicapped People

Thierry Pun, Patrick Roth, Guido Bologna, Konstantinos Moustakas, Dimitrios Tzovaras
2007 EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing  
It concentrates in particular on systems that use image and video processing for converting visual data into an alternate rendering modality that will be appropriate for a blind user.  ...  This paper reviews the state of the art in the field of assistive devices for sight-handicapped people.  ...  This is typically the case with devices for reading books, such as with the Icare system [81] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/1687-5281-2007-025214 fatcat:iangubhn4nbapfr4lt3trnkwku

Image and Video Processing for Visually Handicapped People

Thierry Pun, Patrick Roth, Guido Bologna, Konstantinos Moustakas, Dimitrios Tzovaras
2007 EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing  
It concentrates in particular on systems that use image and video processing for converting visual data into an alternate rendering modality that will be appropriate for a blind user.  ...  This paper reviews the state of the art in the field of assistive devices for sight-handicapped people.  ...  This is typically the case with devices for reading books, such as with the Icare system [81] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2007/25214 fatcat:ydrsdk75i5hqtnepdkyq4te7cu

m-Health: Lessons Learned by m-Experiences

José Bravo, Ramón Hervás, Jesús Fontecha, Iván González
2018 Sensors  
use of information and communication technology (ICT). m-Health holds a promise for improving health with independence and cost-effectiveness, transforming the traditional healthcare system by means of  ...  We have focused on three main aspects: m-interaction, use of frameworks, and physical activity recognition.  ...  There are also proposals that aim to assist people with cognitive impairments combining mobile technology with augmented reality [31] with videogames [32] , and with affective Avatars [33] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18051569 pmid:29762507 pmcid:PMC5982972 fatcat:ajn6rydrcjfe3cf66in6qta564

iCare - a user centric approach to the development of assistive devices for the blind and visually impaired

S. Panchanathan, J. Black, M. Rush, V. Iyer
Proceedings. 15th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence  
As the information economy accounts for a larger percent of jobs, people who are blind face barriers when competing for jobs that require vision to access, absorb, and use information.  ...  This paper describes our own efforts to develop and employ such a design methodology in the iCare project.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Mehmet Donderler, Terri Hedgepeth, Prem Kuchi, Kanav Kahol, and Madhu Gargesha for their contributions to this paper. References  ... 
doi:10.1109/tai.2003.1250252 dblp:conf/ictai/PanchanathanBRI03 fatcat:cazhlcm3qzgknnsg6zoas2pfum

Wearable Face Recognition System to Aid Visually Impaired People

Poonam Agrawal, Patil
International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology © 2017 IJSRCSEIT |   unpublished
Visually impaired people faces lot of problems in day to day life. Our goal is to make them lead a life which is of security and safety for their own wellbeing.  ...  The inability to recognize known individuals in the absence of audio or haptic cues severely restrictions the visually impaired in their social interactions and puts them at risk from a security viewpoint  ...  RESULTS AND DISCUSSION Overview of Different Face Recognition System A. iCare Interaction Assistant Krishna et al. have developed the iCare Interaction Assistant, an assistive system that acquires  ... 
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First validation of the Haptic Sandwich: A shape changing handheld haptic navigation aid

Adam Spiers, Aaron Dollar, Janet van der Linden, Maria Oshodi
2015 2015 International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR)  
The Haptic Sandwich provides an alternative to screen and/or audio based pedestrian navigation technologies for both visually impaired and sighted users.  ...  Of 1080 pose presentations to 10 individuals in experiment one, 80% were correctly identified and 17.5% had the minimal possible error. Multi-DOF errors accounted for only 1.1% of all answers.  ...  This was to investigate the potential for equivalent cultural experiences between sighted and visually impaired individuals.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icar.2015.7251447 dblp:conf/icar/SpiersDLO15 fatcat:jxqywjqr25e2jovg4rx2p5tgje

Experimenting Mobile and e-Health Services with Frail MCI Older People

Franca Delmastro, Cristina Dolciotti, Davide La Rosa, Flavio Di Martino, Massimo Magrini, Simone Coscetti, Filippo Palumbo
2019 Information  
In this context, the INTESA project proposes a set of personalised monitoring and rehabilitation services for older people, based on mobile and wearable technologies ready to be used either at home or  ...  The ageing population has become an increasing phenomenon world-wide, leading to a growing need for specialised help.  ...  ., and ICARE s.r.l. for the collaboration with the nursing home institution. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info10080253 fatcat:ftcymwo235fibiilth2jw6guk4

Design of a Face Recognition System for Visually Impaired Persons

Vijaya Deepthi, P Scholar, Y Prasad, Hod
unpublished
In this paper the face recognition is done for the visually challenged people. Visually challenged people faces lot of problems in day to day life.  ...  Our goal is to make them lead a life which is of security and safety for their own wellbeing. This makes them confident to lead their life normally.  ...  iCare Interaction Assistant Krishna et al.  ... 
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