To help the visually impaired cross the street and making the city smarter. #smartcity
What it does
eyeBeacon is a phone application where the user is able to walk around freely and get notified (by speech or by different hand gestures) whenever they get near or towards a Beacon (Estimotes).
How we built it
Our android application was built with Android Studio. We were able to connect the Estimote Beacons through integrating their SDK and dependencies into our system. We integrated text to speech to output voice commands.
Challenges we ran into
Getting the accurate distances of Estimote Beacons to our phones, integrating text to speech into our project, and setting up the environment for Estimotes.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
We are proud to learn new technologies and to successfully create a fully functional application.
What we learned
Android studio and Estimote.
What's next for eyeBeacon
To get a better response time from the Estimote Beacons and to allow the Beacons to alternate between the colors of the traffic light.