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New Device That Allows Blind to Read as They Swipe

by Sheela Philomena on April 19, 2014 at 4:13 PM
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 New Device That Allows Blind to Read as They Swipe

A new ring-like device with a mounted camera developed by researchers for visually impaired people reads out the 'camera-captured' text aloud in a synthesized voice.

According to Tech Crunch, the device, called the 'Finger Reader' works fine with the normal 12-point texts, but doesn't work with very small font sized text.

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One of the researchers, Roy Shilkrot said that he did not see the final version of the Finger Reader to be only for people with sight difficulties.

He added that it would be useful for people with "disability, ability, as well as super abilities.

Source: ANI
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