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Voice Maps - GIS system which helps the blind navigate in an urban areas

Total value of the project -  4 040 00,00 PLN
Funding - 3 733 300,00 PLN
Duration - 36 months
Programme - Research project carried out within the framework of the IniTech project by National Research and Development Centre run together with the Technical University of Gdansk

Objective - To develop a mobile geographic information system GIS which is based on data from the external database about a network of geometric and logical pedestrian routes throughout the city. The system finds the route from the indicated starting point to destination working with a GPS receiver, electronic compass and gyroscope. This system assists the blind to move along the planned route.