IoT-Based Shoe for Enhanced Mobility and Safety of Visually Impaired Individuals


  • Bakshish Singh Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology
  • Pongkit Ekvitayavetchanuku Khon Kaen University image/svg+xml
  • Bharti Shah GLS University image/svg+xml
  • Neeraj Sirohi IMS Engineering College
  • Prachi Pundhir ABES Engineering College image/svg+xml



Internet of Things, IoT technologies, embedded sensors, microcontroller, navigation, blind individuals



This research paper presents the design, development, and evaluation of an Internet of Things (IoT)- based shoe system to enhance the mobility and safety of visually impaired individuals. The proposed shoe leverages IoT technologies, embedded sensors, and wireless communication to provide real-time information and assistance to blind individuals during their daily activities. The system encompasses a wearable shoe device equipped with sensors, a microcontroller unit, and a companion mobile application that relays important data and alerts the user. The effectiveness of the IoT-based shoe is evaluated through a series of user tests and feedback surveys. The results demonstrate the potential of this innovative solution to empower blind individuals, improve their independence, and promote a safer environment for their navigation.


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How to Cite

B. Singh, P. Ekvitayavetchanuku, B. Shah, N. Sirohi, and P. Pundhir, “IoT-Based Shoe for Enhanced Mobility and Safety of Visually Impaired Individuals”, EAI Endorsed Trans IoT, vol. 10, Jan. 2024.