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PMSS Project Details

 

Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-12-0045
Project Name: Intelligent Situation Awareness and Navigation Aid for Visually Impaired Persons
Status: Active
Contact:
Last Name:Yousuf
First Name:Mohammed
Telephone:202-493-3199
E-mail:mohammed.yousuf@dot.gov
Office: Office of Operations Research and Development
Team:Trans Enabling Technologies Team
Roadmap/Focus area(s): Livability
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
Goals:
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.
Keywords: Pedestrians
Operations
Research
Awareness
Travelers
Vision
Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology
Society
Safety and Human Factors