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Drishti: An integrated navigation system for visually impaired and disabled

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Drishti : An integrated navigation system for visually impaired and disabled. / Helal, Sumi; Moore, S.E.; Ramachandran, B.

5th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2001). IEEE, 2001. p. 149-156.

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Helal, S, Moore, SE & Ramachandran, B 2001, Drishti: An integrated navigation system for visually impaired and disabled. in 5th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2001). IEEE, pp. 149-156. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISWC.2001.962119

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Helal, S., Moore, S. E., & Ramachandran, B. (2001). Drishti: An integrated navigation system for visually impaired and disabled. In 5th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2001) (pp. 149-156). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISWC.2001.962119

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Helal S, Moore SE, Ramachandran B. Drishti: An integrated navigation system for visually impaired and disabled. In 5th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2001). IEEE. 2001. p. 149-156 https://doi.org/10.1109/ISWC.2001.962119

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Helal, Sumi ; Moore, S.E. ; Ramachandran, B. / Drishti : An integrated navigation system for visually impaired and disabled. 5th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2001). IEEE, 2001. pp. 149-156

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