DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUDIO-TACTILE SIGNAL TO ASSIST THE BLIND AT PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS

This report presents the results of a research project whose aim was to investigate, research and develop an audible signal to assist blind and sighted pedestrians at traffic light controlled intersections and which makes use of existing pedestrian crossing hardware to produce an effective signal to aid sighted and blind pedestrians as well as blind pedestrians suffering from a significant hearing disability. /Author/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by Australian Department of Transport and by New South Wales Department of Main Roads.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Challis (Louis A) and Associates Pty Limited

    Woollahra, New South Wales,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • Kondziolka, K
    • Challis, L A
    • Ewan, K
    • Craig, D F
  • Publication Date: 1976-6

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 78 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00153842
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Report No. 2413-1-76
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1977 12:00AM