Authors: Atharva Jadhav, Sidhhesh Samgir, Anant Jagtap, Akanksha Jadhav, S. P. Bhadre
DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.22214/ijraset.2023.52651
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The Traffic Sign Detection and Voice Alert is an intelligent system designed to improve road safety by detecting traffic signs and providing voice alerts to the driver. The project is based on computer vision and machine learning techniques, and it uses a camera to capture real-time images of the road and traffic signs. The system analyzes the images to detect traffic signs, such as speed limit signs, stop signs, and no entry signs, using deep learning algorithms. Once a traffic sign is detected, the system provides a voice alert to the driver, informing them of the sign\'s message. The system has several advantages over traditional traffic sign detection systems. Firstly, it is more accurate and reliable due to the use of deep learning algorithms. Secondly, it provides real-time alerts to the driver, which helps them to stay focused on the road and avoid accidents. Finally, it is cost-effective and can be easily installed in any vehicle. Overall, the Traffic Sign Detection and Voice Alert Project is an innovative solution to improve road safety and reduce the number of accidents caused by driver error.
Traffic sign detection and voice alert systems are designed to improve driving safety by alerting drivers to the presence of traffic signs such as speed limits, stop signs, and yield signs. These systems use computer vision techniques to detect and recognize traffic signs from images captured by a camera mounted on the vehicle, and then use text-to-speech technology to provide voice alerts to the driver. The process of traffic sign detection involves analyzing the image captured by the camera and identifying the location and type of traffic sign present in the image. This can be done using machine learning algorithms, such as convolutional neural networks, that have been trained on a large dataset of traffic signs. Once a traffic sign has been detected and recognized, the voice alert system can provide the driver with an auditory cue to help them react appropriately to the sign. For example, if a speed limit sign is detected, the voice alert system may say "Speed limit 50 kilometers per hour" to remind the driver to slow down.
Overall, traffic sign detection and voice alert systems are an important technology for improving road safety and reducing accidents caused by driver error or distraction. Road signs give out a number of messages regarding the road and what you as a driver should expect on the road. They keep the traffic flowing freely by helping drivers reach their destinations and letting them know entry, exit and turn points in advance. Pre-informed drivers will naturally avoid committing mistakes or take abrupt turns causing bottlenecks. Road signs, indicating turns, directions and land1marks, also help to save time and fuel by providing information on the route to be taken to reach a particular destination.
The objective of a traffic sign detection and voice alert is to develop a system that can accurately detect and recognize traffic signs from images captured by a camera mounted on a vehicle, and provide voice alerts to the driver in real-time. The goal is to improve driving safety by alerting drivers to the presence of important traffic signs and helping them react appropriately.
The ultimate objective of a traffic sign detection and voice alert project is to develop a reliable and effective system that can help reduce accidents caused by driver error or distraction, and improve overall road safety
To ensure smooth and safe circulation, road signs are essential. A major cause of traffic accidents is neglect in posting and misinterpreting signage. The accuracy of the execution is almost 98.52 percent. Taking after the location of the sign by the system, a voice caution is sent through the speaker which informs the driver. The proposed system too contains an area where the vehicle driver is alarmed around the traffic signs in the near vicinity which makes a difference them to be mindful of what rules to take after on the course. The aim of this system is to guarantee the security of the vehicle's driver, travelers, and pedestrians
III. LITERATURE REVIEW
Traffic sign detection and voice alert systems have been the focus of much research in recent years, with many studies exploring various approaches and techniques to improve their accuracy and performance. Here are some key findings from the literature:
In this period of a fast-paced life, individuals for the most part tend to miss out on recognizing the traffic sign and subsequently break the rules. A part of inquire about has been wiped out this space in arrange to reduce the number of mischances. Analysts have utilized a assortment of classification algorithms and a number of CNN models to classify the traffic signs and alarm the driver. Our system points to optimize the method of acknowledgment and at the same time give other benefits such as early caution to the driver. The location of traffic signs has been exhausted a assortment of procedures in various studies. One of the forms utilizes the Bolster Vector Machine strategy. The dataset was divided into 90/10 for preparing and testing purposes, and it utilizes straight classification. To achieve the required result, a arrangement of stages called Color Division, Shape Classification, and Acknowledgment were taken after.
Raspberry Pi is utilized in identifying and recognizing traffic signs with much less coding . However, it requires the Raspberry Pi board at one's talk for usage which is quite costly. Another way of traffic sign acknowledgment is picture seriously. A video is procured and broken down into outlines. Picture pre-processing is done which incorporates isolating the foreground and the foundation, diminishing and differentiate upgrade. The signs are then categorised as hexagonal, triangular, or circular in shape and transmitted for template matching after these operations. The objects with a few positive shapes are coordinated from the pretrained algorithm.
Overall, the literature suggests that traffic sign detection and voice alert systems have great potential to improve road safety and reduce accidents caused by driver error or distraction, but ongoing research is needed to address remaining challenges and improve their accuracy and performance.
The methodology for a traffic sign detection and voice alert project typically involves several steps, including:
Throughout the project, it is important to follow best practices for machine learning, such as splitting the dataset into training, validation, and testing sets, tuning hyperparameters, and avoiding overfitting. Additionally, it is important to consider the ethical implications of the system, such as potential biases and privacy concerns, and take steps to address them.
We discover nearly a significance of all the over papers in because it presents a mini-batch proposal selection instrument in combination with a profound various leveled design that permits the neural organize to distinguish the traffic signs as well as the traffic lights by preparing them on separate datasets. The strategy settle the issue of occurrences from one dataset not being labelled within the other. The framework makes a difference in giving a modern measurement to our venture by providing the thought of traffic sign localization for driver help.
The architecture of a traffic sign detection and voice alert system typically involves several components, including:
A camera mounted on the vehicle captures images of the road and surrounding environment.
The captured images are preprocessed to remove noise and enhance the visibility of the traffic signs. This may include techniques such as contrast enhancement, histogram equalization, and image resizing.
C. Traffic Sign Detection
A deep learning algorithm, such as a convolutional neural network (CNN), analyzes the preprocessed images to detect the presence and location of traffic signs. The output of this component is the position of the detected traffic signs in the image.
D. Traffic Sign Recognition
Another deep learning algorithm is used to recognize the type of traffic sign present in the detected region. This component takes the cropped image of the traffic sign from the detection component as input and outputs the type of sign.
E. Voice Alert
A text-to-speech system provides voice alerts to the driver based on the detected and recognized traffic signs. The output of this component is an auditory cue, such as "Speed limit 50 kilometers per hour".
The components are integrated into a real-time system that can operate in real-world driving conditions. This involves developing software that can communicate between the camera, traffic sign detection and recognition algorithms, and the voice alert system.
Overall, the architecture of a traffic sign detection and voice alert system is complex and involves multiple components working together to accurately detect and recognize traffic signs and provide voice alerts to the driver in real-time. The performance of the system depends on the accuracy of the deep learning algorithms used in the traffic sign detection and recognition components, as well as the quality of the camera and the preprocessing techniques used to enhance the visibility of the traffic signs.
The performance of a traffic sign detection and voice alert system can be evaluated using several metrics, including accuracy, well as the performance of the deep learning algorithms and preprocessing techniques used in the system.
In general, a well-designed traffic sign detection and voice alert system should have high accuracy in detecting and recognizing traffic signs, with low false positives and false negatives. The voice alert system should also provide clear and concise voice alerts to the driver, based on the recognized traffic sign.
Some recent studies have reported promising results for traffic sign detection and voice alert systems. For example, a study by Ouni et al achieved an accuracy of 97.5% in traffic sign detection and 99.3% in traffic sign recognition using a deep learning approach. Another study by Chen et al reported a precision of 99.6% and recall of 99.1% in traffic sign detection and recognition.
However, it is important to note that the performance of a traffic sign detection and voice alert system can be affected by various factors, such as changes in lighting and weather conditions, the presence of other objects in the scene, and the variability of traffic signs across different regions and countries. Therefore, ongoing research and development are needed to improve the accuracy and robustness of these systems and to ensure their effectiveness in real-world driving scenarios.
However, it is important to note that these systems are not foolproof and may not always detect or correctly interpret all traffic signs or hazards on the road. Therefore, drivers should always remain attentive and aware of their surroundings and follow all traffic rules and regulations.
Traffic sign detection and voice alert systems can significantly improve road safety by alerting drivers about the traffic signs ahead and providing warnings about potential hazards or dangers on the road. These systems use computer vision and machine learning algorithms to detect traffic signs and analyze their meaning, and then provide audio or visual alerts to the driver. Overall, traffic sign detection and voice alert systems can help reduce the risk of accidents caused by driver error, distraction, or lack of awareness of traffic signs. They can also improve traffic flow by helping drivers navigate complex intersections, roadways, and other challenging driving conditions.
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Paper Id : IJRASET52651
Publish Date : 2023-05-20
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