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Oculus Wearable Technology -Vision for Blind?

Journal: International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing - IJCSMC (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 482-487

Keywords : Virtual eye; APD; A-GPS; GLONASS; Blindness;

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Oculus is a wear able head mounted energy efficient glass, meant only for blinds. This paper urge that Oculus’s birth is not only a marketing phenomenon heralding a technical prototype but also a ray of hope and speculates that Oculus’s popularization. It can be a an instigator for the adoption of a new paradigm in BLIND-human-computer interaction, the wearable virtual eye, giving some basic functionalities such as A-GPS/GLONASS for navigation, voice calling, interaction with phone contacts & messages by speech input as well as output. Embedded with APD (Avalanche Photodiode) used for detecting traffic signal lights, and with Ultra sonic sensors to detect the position of the object in front. As far security is concerned the device comes with one time device patch-up and voice based activation, and also anti-theft technology. This oculus will have the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality.

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