Review on Smart Solutions for People with Visual Impairment

  • Mostafa ElgendyEmail author
  • Cecilia Sik Lanyi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10896)


Nowadays, over a billion people are estimated to be living with disabilities. The lack of support services make them overly dependent on their families and prevent them from being socially included. A good solution is to use Mobile Assistive Technologies (MAT) to perform tasks in everyday lives, but one of the most important and challenging tasks is to create a solution which offers the assistance and support they need to achieve a good quality of life and allows them to participate in social life. This paper reviews researches within the field of MATs to help people with visual impairment in their daily activities like navigation and shopping.


Smartphones Assistive technology People with visual impairment Navigation Shopping 



The authors acknowledge the financial support of Széchenyi 2020 under the EFOP-3.6.1-16-2016-00015.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PannoniaVeszpremHungary

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