Customized Smart Glasses for Needy Blind People


  • Abirami R Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology
  • Haarini S Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology
  • Hari Prasanth P RVS Padmavathy College of Engineering and Technology



Visually challenged, Smart glass, Raspberry pi, Deep learning, Personalized


Visually challenged individuals are one of the most concerned people in the society in terms of independence and confidence. There is a class of needy blind people who are not able to afford the technical devices designed for them.  A personalized smart device designed using deep learning technologies will be of greater help to them. A brief discussion was made with them to make the design of this device more user specific. Requirements gathered from this meeting are processed using deep learning methods and are composed into a smart glass using Raspberry pi. This glass is customized for every user such that it detects presence of known people around them and also does priority specific object detection. The compact, stand alone and economically efficient design of this product is welcomed by the needy blind people with great enthusiasm. This product will thus effectively increase their morale and ability to roam outdoors notably.

Author Biographies

Abirami R, Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology

Mrs R.Abirami is an Assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology,Chennai-600124.She completed her Bachelors of Technology information technology, Kamaraj college of engineering and technology and M.Tech Information technology Anna university, Coimbatore. She has a teaching experience of 7 years. Her areas of interest include Network security and Data structures.

Haarini S, Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology

Ms Haarini S, is an undergraduate engineer of  information technology department, Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology, Chennai. She is specialized in deep learning and data science. She has proposed  many  research  papers  and  project  proposals  in  the  field  of  machine  learning. Any queries regarding this paper  can  be further  contacted  to  this  author  through  this  mail  id []

Hari Prasanth P, RVS Padmavathy College of Engineering and Technology

Mr P.Hari Prasanth, is an undergraduate Engineer from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering department of  RVS Padmavathy College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai. His  areas  of   interest  include Embedded Systems, smart technologies.  Being an  enthusiastic  innovator , he is a two time finalist of  Smart India Hackathon.




How to Cite

R, A., S, H., & P, H. P. (2020). Customized Smart Glasses for Needy Blind People. International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (iJOE), 16(13), pp. 33–44.