Motivation For The ProjectThere are many people out there that are visually impaired and some even blind, it is a daily challenge for these people to easily navigate around in comparison to people that have better eye sight. This project is still in a research phase, but hopefully aims to create a product that the visually impaired can wear and use to easily navigate freely to where they would like to go.
About The Project
A live stream is captured from a Kinect Sensor and then processed by a computer, this data is then sent to the Arduino Micro Controller which in turn decides which vibration motors should vibrate. These vibrations will tell the user where they will be able to move in order to not collide with objects in the real world.