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A Survey: Outdoor Mobility Experiences by the Visually Impaired

Limin Zeng

Human-Computer Interaction Group, TU Dresden


This paper presents an ongoing survey with 97 blind and visually impaired people. The survey investigates their outdoor travel experience and mobility related barriers, and usages of mobile devices and GPS navigation tools. These findings might help developers and researchers to understand the barriers suffered by blind and visually impaired pedestrians, and find solutions to resolve the reported issues, such as GPS navigation systems lacking of environmental accessibility ...

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