A wearable wireless RFID system for accessible shopping environments

ICST (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering)
Sreekar Krishna Vineeth N Balasubramanian Narayanan Chatapuram Krishnan Colin Juillard Terri Hedgpeth Sethuraman Panchanathan
Abstract Present day shopping environments are centered around the needs of the consumer, and they aim to facilitate convenient access to different product lines varying from groceries to books to everyday electronics. Supermarkets and hypermarkets are examples of trends that have evolved providing a rich shopping experience. Unfortunately, such systems have been envisioned to cater to sighted customers and inadequately address the necessities of a person who is blind or visually impaired. In this work, we present a new ...