We are a group of students motivated to help the blind/visually impaired people learn about their surroundings!

Talking Points is a collaborative student project at the University of Michigan whose aim is to develop a prototype mobile urban orientation and contextual information system for the visually impaired as well as sighted people. Our research objective was based on a conceptualization of an urban orientation system, which reveals that an individual's walking journey could be enhanced by providing contextual information about points-of-interest (POIs) along their route. Learn more >