Happy Holidays—Our $30 Gift Card just for you, and books ship free! Shop now>>

EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing

Technological Trends in Improved Mobility of the Visually Impaired

Editors: da Cruz Maia de Oliveira Paiva, Sara Maria (Ed.)

Free Preview
  • Features practical, tested applications of technological mobility solutions for visual impaired people
  • Presents topics such as obstacle detection systems, urban mobility, smart home services, and ambient assisted living
  • Includes a number of application examples in education, health, electronics, tourism, and transportation
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-16450-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-16449-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

This book provides an insight into recent technological trends and innovations in mobility solutions and platforms to improve mobility of visually impaired people. The authors' goal is to help to contribute to the social and societal inclusion of the visually impaired. The book’s topics include, but are not limited to, obstacle detection systems, indoor and outdoor navigation, transportation sustainability systems, and hardware/devices to aid visually impaired people. The book has a strong focus on practical applications, tested in a real environment. Applications include city halls, municipalities, and companies that can keep up to date with recent trends in platforms, methodologies and technologies to promote urban mobility. Also discussed are broader realms including education, health, electronics, tourism, and transportation. Contributors include a variety of researchers and practitioners around the world.

  • Features practical, tested applications of technological mobility solutions for visual impaired people;
  • Presents topics such as obstacle detection systems, urban mobility, smart home services, and ambient assisted living;
  • Includes a number of application examples in education, health, electronics, tourism, and transportation.

About the authors

Sara Paiva is an Associate Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, a PhD in Informatics Engineering from University of Vigo and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oviedo since January 2018, under advanced driving assistants and urban mobility. Sara Paiva coordinates ARC4DigiT, the Applied Research Center for Digital Transformation, created in january 2018.. Her main line of research is mobility solutions in urban environments applied to citizens in general and/or to the promotion of social inclusion.
She is frequent book editor of Springer and IGI books, has more than 30 publications in international journals and conferences, is a frequent reviewer of journals and international conferences and has supervised several final projects of Bachelor and Master in her main line of work.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Smart Cities to Improve Mobility and Quality of Life of the Visually Impaired

    Pages 3-28

    Sobnath, Drishty (et al.)

  • A Survey on Accessible Context-Aware Systems

    Pages 29-63

    Doush, Iyad Abu (et al.)

  • Smart Systems to Improve the Mobility of People with Visual Impairment Through IoM and IoMT

    Pages 65-84

    Aileni, Raluca Maria (et al.)

  • Comprehensive Literature Reviews on Ground Plane Checking for the Visually Impaired

    Pages 85-103

    Chai, Aylwin Bing Chun (et al.)

  • Technologies and Systems to Improve Mobility of Visually Impaired People: A State of the Art

    Pages 105-123

    Paiva, Sara (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-16450-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-16449-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Technological Trends in Improved Mobility of the Visually Impaired
Editors
  • Sara Maria da Cruz Maia de Oliveira Paiva
Series Title
EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-16450-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-16450-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-16449-2
Series ISSN
2522-8595
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 424
Number of Illustrations
45 b/w illustrations, 148 illustrations in colour
Topics