Finger Reader is a wearable device that helps in reading printed text. It is a tool for visually impaired that assists in printed text and language translation
-A Wearable DeviceINTRODUCTION
• Finger Reader is a wearable device that helps
in reading printed text.
• It is a tool for visually impaired that assists
in printed text and language translation
•It is a 3D printed ring like device worn on the
index finger.• It has a small camera on the top which scans the
printed text and monitors finger movements.
• Wearers scans the text with their finger and
get an audio feedback of the words.
• If the user goes away from the text
baseline, Finger reader algorithm gives
• It helps them to maintain
straight scanning motion
within the line.Technologies
• A new dual-material
• Multimodal feedback
via vibration motors.
• A high-resolution mini
video camera. Software Details
• A Text Extraction
• Hardware Control Driver
• Integration Layer with OCR
• Flite text- to- speechWorkingWhen the user goes away from the text,
feedback is provided by the two vibration
Auditory cues alerts the user at the
beginning and end of the reading passages.
A novel tracking based algorithm extracts
text locally and sequentially instead of
whole text blocks and pages.Advantages
DeviceFinger Reader device can help them gain
access to a greater number of learning
It is“a-lot more flexible and a-lot more
immediate” than any other device.
It provides a new way to visually impaired
people to read printed text locally and
sequentially.Follow us on :-