Real-time Mobile-Cloud Computing for ontext-Aware Blind Navigation

2011-07-01
Context-awareness is a critical aspect of safe navigation, especially for the blind and visually impaired in unfamiliar environments. Existing mobile devices for context-aware navigation fall short in many cases due to their dependence on specific infrastructure requirements as well as having limited access to resources that could provide a wealth of contextual clues. In this paper, we propose a Mobile-Cloud Computing approach for context-aware navigation by exploiting the computational power of resources made available by Cloud Computing providers as well as the wealth of location-specific resources available on the Internet. We propose an extensible system architecture that minimizes reliance on infrastructure, thus allowing for wide usability.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NEXT-GENERATION COMPUTING

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Citation Formats
P. Angın, “Real-time Mobile-Cloud Computing for ontext-Aware Blind Navigation,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NEXT-GENERATION COMPUTING, pp. 89–101, 2011, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/55574.