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A system of text reading and translation to voice for blind persons

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3 Author(s)
Leija, L. ; Seccion Bioelectron., CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico City, Mexico ; Santiago, S. ; Alvarado, C

The developed system falls into the category of text to speech reading machines and can give to the blind autonomous text reading capacity. The read characters are obtained through an optic lector and a computer program based on pattern recognition by means of an artificial neural network. The system uses a central processing unit from a personal computer containing only a hard disk, a scanner unit, and a sound blaster audio card

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Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1996. Bridging Disciplines for Biomedicine. Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference of the IEEE  (Volume:1 )

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31 Oct-3 Nov 1996