A copy of this work was available on the public web and has been preserved in the Wayback Machine. The capture dates from 2013; you can also visit the original URL.
The file type is
Independent travel is a well known challenge for blind or visually impaired persons. In this paper, we propose a computer visionbased indoor wayfinding system for assisting blind people to independently access unfamiliar buildings. In order to find different rooms (i.e. an office, a lab, or a bathroom) and other building amenities (i.e. an exit or an elevator), we incorporate door detection with text recognition. First we develop a robust and efficient algorithm to detect doors and elevatorsdoi:10.1145/1873951.1874156 dblp:conf/mm/YangTYA10 fatcat:rvuxppvv4za4lafqyvxvmv6yii