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Deep Learning Based Audio Assistive System for Visually Impaired People

S. Kiruthika Devi*, C. N. Subalalitha

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, 603203, India

* Corresponding Author: S. Kiruthika Devi. Email: email

Computers, Materials & Continua 2022, 71(1), 1205-1219. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2022.020827

Abstract

Vision impairment is a latent problem that affects numerous people across the globe. Technological advancements, particularly the rise of computer processing abilities like Deep Learning (DL) models and emergence of wearables pave a way for assisting visually-impaired persons. The models developed earlier specifically for visually-impaired people work effectually on single object detection in unconstrained environment. But, in real-time scenarios, these systems are inconsistent in providing effective guidance for visually-impaired people. In addition to object detection, extra information about the location of objects in the scene is essential for visually-impaired people. Keeping this in mind, the current research work presents an Efficient Object Detection Model with Audio Assistive System (EODM-AAS) using DL-based YOLO v3 model for visually-impaired people. The aim of the research article is to construct a model that can provide a detailed description of the objects around visually-impaired people. The presented model involves a DL-based YOLO v3 model for multi-label object detection. Besides, the presented model determines the position of object in the scene and finally generates an audio signal to notify the visually-impaired people. In order to validate the detection performance of the presented method, a detailed simulation analysis was conducted on four datasets. The simulation results established that the presented model produces effectual outcome over existing methods.

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Devi, S.K., Subalalitha, C.N. (2022). Deep learning based audio assistive system for visually impaired people. Computers, Materials & Continua, 71(1), 1205-1219. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2022.020827
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Devi SK, Subalalitha CN. Deep learning based audio assistive system for visually impaired people. Comput Mater Contin. 2022;71(1):1205-1219 https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2022.020827
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S.K. Devi and C.N. Subalalitha, "Deep Learning Based Audio Assistive System for Visually Impaired People," Comput. Mater. Contin., vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 1205-1219. 2022. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2022.020827



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