A Qibla Compass for Visually Impaired Muslims
Keywords:Blind People, Qibla Compass, Visual Impaired,
AbstractThe inability to perceive clearly with the eyes can affect the blind and visually impaired in doing daily activities, especially in determining direction and navigation. In order to provide a non-invasive device, a qibla compass is developed to help them to determine the desired direction. This paper presents the development of a low-cost and easy-to-handle device to detect the Qibla direction for muslims, especially the visually impaired. A magnetic compass is used as the main component to detect the correct angle of Qibla direction. Once detected, a buzzer will alert the user with continuous sound.
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