The paper reports the proof-of-concept tests, i.e. ergonomic, non-mobility tests with participation of blind volunteers and emphatic field trials (i.e. with the participation of sighted individuals) of a teleassistance system for the visually impaired. The system consists of two terminals connected by the GSM and Internet networks. The mobile terminal, housing a digital camera, GPS receiver and headset, is worn by a guided traveller and a stationary terminal is operated by a remote guide. A video stream from …
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