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15-Dec-2023

NSF-funded project provides digital maps to improve accessibility and navigation for persons with disabilities

Lehigh University researcher awarded grant for MABLE: Mapping for Accessibility in BuiLt Environments, using crowdsensing, AI and robotics to empower individuals with responsive maps and turn-by-turn instructions through a digital app.

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Using crowdsensing, AI and robotics, MABLE: Mapping for Accessibility in BuiLt Environments empowers individuals with responsive maps and turn-by-turn instructions through a digital app to help them navigate indoor environments successfully.
The National Science Foundation-funded MABLE project at Lehigh University provides persons with disabilities independence to experience large events, conferences and educational programs.

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