Friday, February 11, 2011

Voice Stick Helps The Blinds To Read

Braille is on of the most important ways that visually impaired individuals acquire their information. The problem is that it is hard to find braille books due to the high costs involved to published them compared to common books. But now technology is improving day by day and many of the innovations are being planned for various segments of people. Many of the innovations are also invented for people with various ailments. Like the new Voice Stick designed by Sung Woo Park.

Voice Stick is a portable text scanning device for the visually impaired.When it scans printed letters, the OCR function recognizes the texts and converts the written information into a voice.The portable stick, Voice Stick, can be used to convert any words or letters found in our daily life, such as in books, newspapers, contracts, mail, etc., into voice information.

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