November 19, 2004

GPS & Speech Recognition help Blind People use Public Transport

Mark Frauenfelder:

The basic user components of Noppa are a mobile phone that's loaded with speech-recognition software and a Bluetooth GPS unit. The Bluetooth connection is used to get real-time bus and train data (the kind that appears on bus stop signs and train platforms to users know when their vehicle is about to arrive).

Posted by James Zellmer at November 19, 2004 12:00 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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