A prototype of an information and communication navigation and spatial orientation system for people with visual impairments has been developed based on a mobile device. The prototype has several advantages, including portability, convenience, and ease of use. This is achieved through a harmonious combination of optimized software modules that provide data collection, navigation, intelligent analytics, and image processing within a single smartphone. To implement the prototype, stages of development of the information and communication system were previously conducted, subject area analysis was carried out, software and hardware options were researched, and an architecture was designed based on an algorithm for asynchronous processing of a large stream of data. The result of the work is a verified basic prototype of the system, ready for use in testing conditions and data collection for further research.
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