Development of Voice Navigation and Talking Map System for the Visually Handicapped
School of Chemical & Life Sciences

18 September 2012 to 18 March 2015

Partner: Khoo Kong Ngian (SAVH), Michael Tan (SAVH), Joji Nana Sualan (SAVH)

BIG Staff: Dr Kong Wai Ming, Tan Tsu Soo

Summary: This project, in consultation with the Singapore Association for the Visually Handicapped (SAVH), proposes the development of a system, offering voice guided navigation, a talking map, and assisted pedestrian crossing, for the visually handicapped. The navigation component of the system will be based on pedestrian path information gathered in a previous project (Street Directory & Barrier-free Routing for Wheelchair Users). This project is supported by the Tote Board Social Innovation Research (SIR) Fund.