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Ergonomic aspects of design of a cap with electronic obstacle detector for use by visually impaired people

Nascimento, N.N. ; Salvado, R. ; Araújo, P.A.

Work Vol. 41, Nº Supplement 1, pp. 4729 - 4732, January, 2012.

ISSN (print): 1051-9815
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Scimago Journal Ranking: 0,31 (in 2012)

Digital Object Identifier: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0760-4729

This paper presents the development of a cap that integrates a sensor of obstacles and an alert system. It is made of Brazilian sustainable materials and may be produced and commercialized at an affordable price. Some preliminary studies of its functionality are presented.