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  • Basic Study of the Influence of the Manner of Grasping, Number of Contacts, and Auditory Information on Recognition of Hardness of Objects by Visually Impaired Persons Using White Canes

    Nunokawa Kiyohiko , Chikai Manabu , Doi Kouki , Ino Shuichi

    … <p>White canes are widely used as tools to assist visually impaired persons to walk. … The white cane is used to acquire environmental information as a clue for walking. … It is important to know what information can be acquired by using the cane, how accurate the acquired information is, and how we can improve the information and accuracy. …

    Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics 22(1), 121-132, 2018

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  • Safe walk support system at the station platform by sensor embedded intelligent white cane  [in Japanese]

    NAKAYAMA Naoya , NAKAUCHI Yasushi

    … In this paper, we propose a safe walk support system at the station platform by sensor embedded intelligent white cane. … Two functions will be realized by the intelligent white cane. …

    Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese) 83(850), 16-00383-16-00383, 2017

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  • The Study of Walking Support System for Person with Acquired Visual Impairment  [in Japanese]

    Ishibashi Ken , Furuta Hitoshi , Sera Aiko , Kagawa Yoshiaki

    本研究では,中途視覚障害者の生活支援を目的とし,利用者の心情を配慮した歩行支援システムの開発を試みる.中途視覚障害者とは,事故や病気によって生活へ支障をきたす視覚障害を持つ人のことである.これまで,先天的な視覚障害者を対象とした支援システムの開発は行われている.しかしながら,中途視覚障害者は,後天的に障害を患うことから必ずしも点字を読むことができない.また,障害者として扱われるという状況の変化に対 …

    Proceedings of the Fuzzy System Symposium 30(0), 700-703, 2014

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  • Haptics Generation for Virtual Cane Grasping --- Visually Impaired Walking Aid ---  [in Japanese]

    Tatsumi Hisayuki , Murai Yasuyuki , Sekita Iwao , Tokumasu Shinji , Miyakawa Masahiro

    視覚障がい者は白杖により通路を探索し,伝わる触力覚から通路の歩行情報を得ている。本研究の目的は,仮想現実(VR)技術により,白杖を持つ手の把持感を実現することである。VR空間には,通路として"点字ブロック"を用意し,"白杖"とそれを把持する"手"も実装した。この仮想手にはデータグローブを装着した実手が重ねられており,VR空間での白杖による …

    Proceedings of the Fuzzy System Symposium 30(0), 508-511, 2014

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  • 1A2-D03 A Navigation System for The Visually Impaired by using an Intelligent White Cane and Colored line(Non-contact Sensing)  [in Japanese]

    FUKASAWA Jin , MAGATANI Kazushige

    … This system is composed of colored navigation lines, RFID tags and an intelligent white cane. … The intelligent white cane can sense a color of navigation line and receives tag information. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2012(0), _1A2-D03_1-_1A2-D03_2, 2012

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  • 1P1-G08 A Navigation System for The Visually Impaired by using an Intelligent White Cane and Colored guide lines(Non-contact Sensing)  [in Japanese]

    FUKASAWA Jin , MAGATANI Kazusige

    … This system is composed of colored navigation lines, RFID tags and an intelligent white cane. … The intelligent white cane can sense a color of navigation line and receive tag information. … By vibration of white cane, the system informs the visually impaired that he/she is walking along the navigation line. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2011(0), _1P1-G08_1-_1P1-G08_2, 2011

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  • 2A2-N10 The development of a white cane which navigates the visually impaired  [in Japanese]

    Shiizu Yuriko , Hirahara Yoshiaki , Yanashima Kenji , Magatani Kazushige

    … This system is composed of colored navigation line, and an intelligent white cane and an acceleration sensor. … The white cane has a color sensor. … This cane senses the target colored navigation line by a color sensor. … When a color sensor finds the target line, the white cane informs a user that he/she is on the navigation line by vibration. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2007(0), _2A2-N10_1-_2A2-N10_2, 2007

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  • Development of an Intelligent White Cane

    Tachibana Y. , Nagai I. , Tanaka Y.

    … Then, in this research, in order to take in a user's view-point and a visually impaired person's demand, the communication of information system which asked cooperation of the visually-impaired school and left for the user side and which is used together with a while cane is proposed. …

    Proceedings of the Japan Joint Automatic Control Conference 46(0), 1138-1141, 2003

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  • Development of an Intelligent White Cane Based on a Haptic Feedback for Visually Handicapped Persons  [in Japanese]

    Kawada K. , Hiragane E. , Yamamoto T. , Tsutsui T.

    本報告では視覚障害者の自立した単独歩行を支援する白杖を提案する。この自杖によると, 白杖に取り付けられた超音波センサにより, 路面の段差や穴, さらに障害物などの状況を感知し, その情報を慣性ロータの回転による反動を利用することで, 視覚障害者に回避情報(回避する方向等)を伝達できる。これまで, 白杖に路面の状況を近赤外線センサや超音波センサにより感知し, その情報を振動により視覚障害者に伝える電 …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2002(0), 64, 2002

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  • Development of an Intelligent White Cane for Visually Handicapped Persons  [in Japanese]

    KAWADA Kazuo , YAMAMOTO Toru , MADA Yasuhiro , TSUTSUI Takuya

    The Proceedings of the JSME Symposium on Welfare Engineering 2002.2(0), 241-244, 2002

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