Development of an Inexpensive Proficient Smart Walking Stick for Visually Impaired Peoples
This study represents a medical engineering technology to develop an extremely low cost & smart walking stick as assistance for visually impaired people. To assist those people, a smart model of stick has been designed and developed having production cost lesser than others. As a result, it will be much more affordable for people in developing countries. In such way, this smart walking stick can reduce the disability of blind people and make them less dependent by improving quality of life.
KeywordsSmart walking stick Visually impaired peoples Programmable interrupt controller Ultrasound Nickel metal hydride
The authors would like to acknowledge the support from the Biomedical Engineering Department, Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Bangladesh.
Conflict of interest
The Authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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