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Railway safety systems for blind and mobility impairment people


Author/s: Alicia Larena, Andrés Manglano

The technology applications for safety of people in railway environments are specially important for those with mobility impairments. Thus, really simple operations as the approaching of passengers to the plattform or the entrance and exit of the trains can be a serious inconvenience for these people.

This article presents a safety device installed in the sticks for the blind people or in wheelchairs of those with reduced mobility which transmit timely information to ensure the safety of their movements. El presente artículo presenta un dispositivo de seguridad que, instalado en los bastones de las personas invidentes o en las sillas de ruedas de aquellas con movilidad reducida, les transmite información puntual para garantizar las eguridad de sus movimientos.

Keywords: Disabled people, railway safety, control.

Publication: Vía Libre Railway Research Nº 4 - June 2012, pp. 43-48


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