AngelVision

Pedestrian Navigation and Assistance

for Visually Impaired

 

The objective of the AngelVision project is to develop a safe and reliable pedestrian navigation service for blind and visually impaired persons. This population requires a highly accurate and comfortable navigation experience, which is why the AngelVision system provides high performance positioning, combined with voice and video communication for assistance whenever needed. A service platform where streaming video from a userís smartphone can be accessed, together with map-based presentation of the userís location gives operators the ability to see what users see and know exactly where they are located.

AngelVision is a Eurostars project in collaboration between Alkit Communications AB (Sweden) and Navocap (France). A hardware unit (Angeo), providing highly accurate positioning, connects via Bluetooth to a Smartphone, where an Android app provides communication of position and video to the service platform. The app also supports Voice-over-IP communication between visually impaired users and service platform operators.

 

Contacts

Mathias Johanson
mathias@alkit.se

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