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dc.contributor.authorWong, He Jun
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-19T06:17:44Z
dc.date.available2015-05-19T06:17:44Z
dc.date.copyright2015en_US
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/63833
dc.description.abstractThis Project seeks to develop an affordable electronic device, which can be attached to the white cane of a visually handicapped. The device complements the functions of a white cane and bolster it with environmental sensing capabilities, allowing the visually handicapped to navigate around his or her environment safely. In this work, proximity detection sensors utilized ultrasonic and infrared technologies in detecting hanging objects, incoming steps and obstacles. Bluetooth technologies were also employed in the efficient locating of a visually handicapped user’s white cane. Rapid prototyping techniques such as 3D printing were applied, allowing a customized and user-friendly product to be designed and built. Experiments carried out in both indoor and outdoor settings have proved to be successful.en_US
dc.format.extent72 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineeringen_US
dc.titleDeveloping an attachable electronic device for environmental sensingen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorGan Woon Sengen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Electrical and Electronic Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineeringen_US
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