Tag: Assistive technology

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Voice-Actuated Wheelchair using Arduino

The goal of this study is to create a low-cost voice-activated wheelchair that can help persons with both upper and lower limb problems. The voice command from the speech recognition module is processed by an Arduino microcontroller, which then controls the wheelchair’s motor movement. A Bluetooth module was also employed to eliminate messy wiring, and…
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September 11, 2021 0

Determining the Factors Influencing the Use of Assistive Technology in Teaching Mathematics to Visually Impaired Learners in Kenyan Special Primary Schools

In Kenyan primary schools, pupils with visual impairments (VI) do poorly in Mathematics when compared to other examinable subjects. In this regard, the goal of this research was to find out what factors influence the use of assistive technology (AT) at teaching mathematics to VI students in Kenya’s special primary schools for the blind. The…
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August 25, 2021 0

Sole Mate an Applicative Approach: Safe Pathfinding by Obstacle Detection and Distance Estimation for the Blind

The world has increased its demand for assistive technology (AT). There are a lot of researches and developments going on with respect to AT. Among the AT devices which are being developed, the need for a reliable and less expensive device which serves as an assistance for a visually challenged person is in serious demand…
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September 4, 2020 0