Martha Taffa

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Honors Thesis


With the advancement in technology, a lot of work has been done for the welfare and betterment of people globally. Nevertheless, there are not as many systems implemented to inform deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) people when an emergency alert is going off, or when a similar situation is taking place. This project is about the implementation of a mobile app that gives different pop-up alerts when detecting emergency sounds. The paper mainly focuses on the implementation of the audio classifier and the feature that lets a user share their location with family and friends. The Google Maps application programming interface (API) is used to implement the location sharing feature of the application. It communicates with the Android layer and audio classifier layer of the application. Location sharing is significant as it will be helpful for future feature implementations, such as distance approximation and localization of emergency signals approaching the user from a distance.

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