Publications

    2018

  1. K. Yang, K. Wang, L.M. Bergasa, E. Romera, W. Hu, D. Sun, J. Sun, R. Cheng, T. Chen, E. López. Unifying Terrain Awareness for the Visually Impaired through Real-Time Semantic Segmentation. Sensors, 18(5), p. 1506, 2018. [PDF]
  2. S. Lin, R. Cheng, K. Wang, K. Yang. Visual localizer: outdoor localization based on convnet descriptor and global optimization for visually impaired pedestrians. Sensors, 18(8), p. 2476, 2018. [PDF]
  3. K. Yang, K. Wang, H. Chen, J. Bai. Reducing the minimum range of a RGB-depth sensor to aid navigation in visually impaired individuals. Applied optics, 57(11), pp. 2809-2819, 2018.
  4. K. Yang, R. Cheng, L.M. Bergasa, E. Romera, K. Wang, N. Long. Intersection perception through real-time semantic segmentation to assist navigation of visually impaired pedestrians. In IEEE International Conference on Robiotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2018), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 2018. [PDF]
  5. K. Yang, L.M. Bergasa, E. Romera, J. Wang, K. Wang, E. López. Perception framework of water hazards beyond traversability for real-world navigation assistance systems. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2018), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 2018. [PDF]
  6. K. Yang, L.M. Bergasa, E. Romera, X. Huang, K. Wang. Predicting polarization beyond semantics for wearable robotics. In IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2018), Beijing, China, November 2018. [PDF]
  7. J. Wang, K. Yang, W. Hu, K. Wang. An environmental perception and navigational assistance system for visually impaired persons based on semantic stixels and sound interaction. In IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Miyazaki (Japan), October 2018. [PDF]
  8. N. Long, K. Wang, R. Cheng, W. Hu, K. Yang. Low power millimeter wave radar system for the visually impaired. In IET International Radar Conference (IRC2018), Nanjing (China), October 2018. Excellent Paper Award [PDF]
  9. Y. Yao, K. Wang, W. Hu, K. Yang. Study on the brain mechanism in visual assistance for the blind. In West-Lake Photonics Symposium (WPS2018), Hangzhou, China, October 2018. [PDF]
  10. Z. Huang, K. Wang, K. Yang, R. Cheng, J. Bai. Glass detection and recognition based on the fusion of ultrasonic sensor and RGB-D sensor for the visually impaired. In West-Lake Photonics Symposium (WPS2018), Hangzhou, China, October 2018. [PDF]
  11. N. Long, K. Wang, R. Cheng, K. Yang, W. Hu, J. Bai. Multiple Target Warning through Millimeter Wave Radar and RGB-Depth Sensors. In West-Lake Photonics Symposium (WPS2018), Hangzhou, China, October 2018.
  12. W. Hu, K. Wang. A Robust Localization Approach Using Multi-Sensor Fusion. In West-Lake Photonics Symposium (WPS2018), Hangzhou, China, October 2018.
  13. K. Yang, L.M. Bergasa, E. Romera, D. Sun, K. Wang, R. Barea. Semantic perception of curbs beyond traversability for real-world navigation assistance systems. In IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES2018), Madrid (Spain), September 2018. [PDF]
  14. L. Fei, K. Wang, S. Lin, K. Yang, R. Cheng, H. Chen. Scene text detection and recognition system for visually impaired people in real world. In SPIE Security + Defence, Berlin (Germany), September 2018. Best Student Paper [PDF]
  15. Z. Huang, K. Wang, K. Yang, R. Cheng, J. Bai. Glass detection and recognition based on the fusion of ultrasonic sensor and RGB-D sensor for the visually impaired. In SPIE Security + Defence, Berlin (Germany), September 2018. [PDF]
  16. N. Long, K. Wang, R. Cheng, K. Yang, J. Bai. Fusion of Millimeter wave Radar and RGB-Depth sensors for assited navigation of the visually impaired. In SPIE Security + Defence, Berlin (Germany), September 2018. [PDF]
  17. H. Chen, K. Wang, W. Hu, L. Fei. SORB: improving ORB feature matching using semantic segmentation. In SPIE Security + Defence, Berlin (Germany), September 2018.
  18. W. Hu, K. Wang, H. Chen. A robust localization approach in relatively fixed environment using multisensor fusion. In SPIE Security + Defence, Berlin (Germany), September 2018.
  19. R. Cheng, K. Wang, L. Lin, K. Yang. Visual Localization of Key Positions for Visual Impaired People. In International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2018), Beijing (China), August 2018. [PDF]
  20. S. Lin, K. Wang, K. Yang, R. Cheng. KrNet: A Kinetic Real-time Convolutional Neural Network for Navigational Assistance. In International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP2018), Linz (Austria), July 2018. [PDF]
  21. R. Cheng, K. Wang, S. Lin. Intersection Navigation for People with Visual Impairment. In International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP2018), Linz (Austria), July 2018.
  22. K. Yang, L.M. Bergasa, E. Romera, R. Cheng, T. Chen, K. Wang. Unifying terrain awareness through real-time semantic segmentation. In IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV2018), Suzhou (China), June 2018. [PDF]
  23. K. Yang, K. Wang, S. Lin, J. Bai, L.M. Bergasa, R. Arroyo. Long-range Traversability Awareness and Low-lying Obstacle Negotiation with RealSense for the Visually Impaired. In International Conference on Frontiers of Image Processing (ICFIP2018), Barcelona (Spain), March 2018. Best Paper Award [PDF]
  24. H. Chen, K. Wang, K. Yang. Improving RealSense by Fusing Color Stereo Vision and Infrared Stereo Vision for the Visually Impaired. In International Conference on Frontiers of Image Processing (ICFIP2018), Barcelona (Spain), March 2018. [PDF]

    2017

  1. R. Cheng, K. Wang, K. Yang, N. Long, J. Bai. Real-time pedestrian crossing lights detection algorithm for the visually impaired. Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 1-21, 2017.
  2. K. Yang, K. Wang, X. Zhao, R. Cheng, J. Bai, Y. Yang, D. Liu. IR stereo RealSense: Decreasing minimum range of navigational assistance for visually impaired individuals. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 9(6), pp. 743-755, 2017.
  3. R. Cheng, K. Wang, K. Yang, N. Long, W. Hu, H. Chen, J. Bai, D. Liu. Crosswalk navigation for people with visual impairments on a wearable device. Journal of Electronic Imaging, 26(5), p. 053025, 2017.
  4. K. Yang, K. Wang, R. Cheng, W. Hu, X. Huang, J. Bai. Detecting Traversable Area and Water Hazards for the Visually Impaired with a pRGB-D Sensor. Sensors, 17(8), p. 1890, 2017. [PDF]
  5. X. Huang, J. Bai, K. Wang, Q. Liu, Y. Luo, K. Yang, X. Zhang. Target enhanced 3d reconstruction based on polarization-coded structured light. Optics Express, 25(2), pp. 1173-1184, 2017. [PDF]

    2016

  1. K. Yang, K. Wang, W. Hu, J. Bai. Expanding the Detection of Traversable Area with RealSense for the Visually Impaired. Sensors, 16(11), p. 1954, 2016. [PDF]
  2. X. Zhao, K. Wang, K. Yang, W. Hu. Unconstrained face detection and recognition based on RGB-D camera for the visually impaired. In International Conference on Graphics and Image Processing (ICGIP2016), October 2016. [PDF]

    2015

  1. R. Cheng, K. Wang, K. Yang, X. Zhao. A ground and obstacle detection algorithm for the visually impaired. In IET International Conference on Biomedical Image and Signal Processing (ICBISP2015), November 2015. [PDF]
  2. K. Yang, K. Wang, R. Cheng, X. Zhu. A new approach of point cloud processing and scene segmentation for guiding the visually impaired. In IET International Conference on Biomedical Image and Signal Processing (ICBISP2015), November 2015. [PDF]

Patent List

    2017

  1. Patent for Invention: An Obstacle and Ramp Detection System and Method, Authors: Honglei Yu, Kailun Yang, Junwei Sun, Patent Number: 201710166957.7
  2. Patent for Invention: A Banknote Identification System and Identification Method for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera, Authors: Honglei Yu, Yu Zhang, Kailun Yang, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201710062971.2
  3. Patent for Invention: A Pedestrian Crossing Light Detection System and Method for the Visually Impaired, Authors: Honglei Yu, Ruiqi Cheng, Kailun Yang, Ningbo Long, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201710056650.1
  4. Patent for Invention: A Kind of Banknote Identification Glasses for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera, Authors: Honglei Yu, Yu Zhang, Kailun Yang, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201710056582.9
  5. Patent for Invention: A kind of Pathway Detection Algorithm for Avoiding Water Hazardz and Obstacles, Authors: Kailun Yang, Haoyu Huang, Zhiyuan Yu, Shanshan Han, Keyang Zhou, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201710771679.8
  6. Patent for Invention: A kind of Blind Assisting Glasses for Avoiding Water Hazardz and Obstacles Authors: Kailun Yang, Haoyu Huang, Zhiyuan Yu, Shanshan Han, Keyang Zhou, Kaiwei Wang, Pattent Number: 201710771692.3

    2016

  1. Patent for Invention: An Assisting Method for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera and Face Recognition, Authors: Honglei Yu, Xiangdong Zhao, Kailun Yang, Weijian Hu, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201611140457.8
  2. Patent for Invention: An Indoor Navigation System and Method for the Visually Impaired Based on Wi-Fi and Attitude Angle Sensor, Authors: Honglei Yu, Yu Zhang, Guowei Wu, Kailun Yang, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201611139780.3
  3. Patent for Invention: A Kind of Assisting Glasses for Face Recognition Based on RGB-D Camera, Authors: Honglei Yu, Xiangdong Zhao, Kailun Yang, Weijian Hu, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201611139308.X
  4. Patent for Invention: A Kind of Obstacle Early Warning Glasses for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera and Stereo Sound, Authors: Honglei Yu, Weijian Hu, Junwei Sun, Patent Number: 201611051636.4
  5. Patent for Invention: A Kind of Crosswalk Detection Glasses for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera and Stereo Sound, Authors: Kailun Yang, Ruiqi Cheng, Xiangdong Zhao, Honglei Yu, Patent Number: 201611049926.5
  6. Patent for Invention: An Obstacle Early Warning System and Method for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera and Stereo Sound, Authors: Honglei Yu, Weijian Hu, Junwei Sun, Patent Number: 201611049463.2
  7. Patent for Invention: A Stairs Detection Glasses for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera and Stereo Sound, Authors: Honglei Yu, Kailun Yang, Shufei Lin, Tianxue Chen, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201611048783.6
  8. Patent for Invention: A Path Prediction Glasses for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera and Stereo Sound, Authors: Honglei Yu, Kailun Yang, Hao Chen, Kaiwei Wang, other authors request the anonymity, Patent Number: 201611048384.X
  9. Patent for Invention: A Stairs Detection System and Method for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera and Stereo Sound, Authors: Honglei Yu, Kailun Yang, Shufei Lin, Tianxue Chen, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201611048256.5
  10. Patent for Invention: A Kind of Intelligent Assisting Glasses for the Visually Impaired, Authors: Kailun Yang, Kaiwei Wang, Honglei Yu, Weijian Hu, Patent Number: 201610590755.0
  11. Patent for Invention: A Intelligent Assisting System for the Visually Impaired, Authors: Honglei Yu, Kailun Yang, Guowei Wu, Qingfeng Sun, Patent Number: 201610584217.0
  12. Patent for Design: Intelligent Glasses for the Visually Impaired, Authors: Honglei Yu, Kailun Yang, Guowei Wu, Hongyang Xu, Patent Number: 201630348422.8
  13. Patent for Invention: A High-precision Real-time Banknote Identification Method, Authors: Chen Xu, Kaiwei Wang, Longqing Lin, Patent Number: 201610394999.1
  14. Patent for Invention: A Real-time Human Sitting Posture Recognition Method Based on Stereo Camera, Authors: Longqing Lin, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Patent Number: 201610394250.7
  15. Patent for Invention: A Banknote Detection and Identification Method in Complex Environment Based on RGB-D Camera, Authors: Kaiwei Wang, Yu Zhang, Kailun Yang, Patent Number: 201610260457.5
  16. Patent for Invention: A Wearable Device for Obstacle Avoidance Based on Stereo Camera and Millimeter Wave Radar, Authors: Ningbo Long, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Weijian Hu, Xiangdong Zhao, Patent Number: 201610212637.6
  17. Patent for Invention: A Human-Computer Interaction System by Sound Mapping Based on RGB-IR Camera, Authors: Kailun Yang, Kaiwei Wang, Ruiqi Cheng, Hao Chen, Patent Number: 201610018944.0
  18. Patent for Invention: A Human-Computer Interaction Method by Sound Mapping Based on RGB-IR Camera, Authors: Kailun Yang, Kaiwei Wang, Ruiqi Cheng, Yangyang Wu, Patent Number: 201610018446.6
  19. Patent for Invention: A Corsswalk Detection System and Method for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera and Stereo Sound, Author: Honglei Yu, Kailun Yang, Ruiqi Cheng, Xiangdong Zhao, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201611048097.9
  20. Patent for Invention: A Pathway Predicting System and Method for the Visually Impaired Based on RGB-D Camera and Stereo Sound Author: Honglei Yu, Kailun Yang, Ruiqi Cheng, Hao Chen, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201611048370.8

    2015

  1. Patent for Utility Model: A Device for Realizing Blind Tactile Image, Authors: Xiangdong Zhao, Kaiwei Wang, Patent Number: 201520343061.8
  2. Patent for Utility Model: An Intelligent Automobile Reversing Auxiliary System, Authors: Kailun Yang, Kaiwei Wang, Chen Wang, Patent Number: 201520237257.9
  3. Patent for Invention: A Device and Method for Realizing Blind Tactile Image, Authors: Kaiwei Wang, Xiangdong Zhao, Patent Number: 201510274145.5
  4. Patent for Invention: A Plane and Obstacle Detection Method Based on RGB-D Camera and Attitude Sensor, Authors: Ruiqi Cheng, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Xunmin Zhu, Patent Number: 201510248949.8
  5. Patent for Invention: An Intelligent Automobile Reversing Auxiliary System and Auxiliary Method, Authors: Kailun Yang, Kaiwei Wang, Chen Wang, Patent Number: 201510186028.3

    2014

  1. Patent for Utility Model: A Three-dimensional Terran Sensing Device Based on Laser Array Marks, Author: Kaiwei Wang, Sai Zhang, Patent Number: 201420600999.9
  2. Patent for Invention: A Three-dimensional Terran Sensing Method Based on Laser Array Marks, Author: Kaiwei Wang, Sai Zhang, Patent Number:201410548683.4