TalkingPlaces

TalkingPlaces

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Talking Places is an accessible Android application developed by Zdeněk Papež as a diploma thesis at Czech Technical University in Prague in 2011. The application was designed for visually impaired people, providing them with information in surroundings. The application was successfully tested on blind users.

The application is fully functional for sighted users as well.

Features
* uses Android accessibility to provide feedback for visually impaired people (works best with TalkBack, KickBack and SoundBack accessible services installed)
* provides localized (GPS) about points of interest in the surrounding
* communicates with OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Wikipedia and Panoramio to retrieve data
* enables filtering, sorting
* filtering by current street
* includes virtually tactile map of places in an accessible MapView?
* search by name
* easy to ask for walking directions (uses Gmaps)

See project's website at:
http://code.google.com/p/augmented-reality-android-diploma-thesis/

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Comments and ratings for TalkingPlaces
  • (59 stars)

    by Kevin Brown on 17/05/2014

    3 for the try. Hoping it improves as its a great idea

  • (59 stars)

    by Diego A on 18/11/2013

    Five starts just for the idea and the effort, I am an Android Developer thinking in a project to help visually impaired people and I saw this project to help them in their mobility needs. Thank you for doing this type of job, all efforts in this area are

  • (59 stars)

    by A Google User on 22/08/2012

    How come mine doesn't talk?