FingerReader Reads Printed Text to People Who are Visually Impaired

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A team at MIT has developed a prototype for the FingerReader, a wearable device that helps a person who is reading printed text. The assistive technology can be used by people who are visually impaired and require help with accessing printed text, and those who need aid with language translation. Wearers scan a text line with their finger and receive audio feedback of the words and the layout of the page.

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