|Project Name:||Intelligent Situation Awareness and Navigation Aid for Visually Impaired Persons|
Office of Operations Research and Development |
|Team:||Trans Enabling Technologies Team|
|Project Description:||Create a benchmark dataset with annotations for algorithm and system-performance evaluation using images and videos collected in different indoor environments.|
|Start Date:||May 3, 2012|
|End Date:||May 2, 2016|
Development of a Concept of Operations (ConOps), data needs, and market analysis.
Development of a prototype.
|Test Methodology:||Leverage experience in computer vision and develop a real-time hierarchical compositional model for object detection.|
|Expected Benefits:||Increase mobility of travelers with disabilities and explore use of situational awareness in other areas.|
Data and Information Technology|
Safety and Human Factors