EyeRing | FingerReader Wearable Devices for Blinds: Seminar Report

EyeRing Seminar Report for Computer Science Engineering Students

EyeRing technology is a finger-worn device that allows using a pointing gesture. It opens up a world of possibilities for solving day-to-day problems for the visually impaired and the sighted alike. Finger-worn interfaces remain a vastly unexplored space for user interfaces, despite the fact that our fingers and hands are naturally used for referencing and interacting with the environment. In this EyeRing Seminar Report, we present design guidelines and implementation of a finger-worn I/O device, the EyeRing, which leverages the universal and natural gesture of pointing.
EyeRing FingerReader seminar report
We present use cases of EyeRing for both visually impaired and sighted people. EyeRing Seminar Report discusses initial reactions from visually impaired users which suggest that EyeRing may indeed offer a more seamless solution for dealing with their immediate surroundings than the solutions they currently use. The paper also reports on a user study that demonstrates how EyeRing reduces effort and disruption to a sighted user. The Seminar report concludes that this highly promising form factor offers both audiences enhanced, seamless interaction with information related to objects in the environment. This finger-worn configuration of sensors opens up a myriad of possible applications for the visually impaired as well as the sighted. The project has been transformed into FingerReader.

FingerReader Seminar Report

A device that helps individuals with visual impairments to read text or words. It is placed in a person’s finger similar to a ring with a camera attached to it and haptic feedback. Haptics works through the use of targeted and precise vibrations to allow interaction with computers. Finger Reader is a device that assists visually impaired users with reading texts or words. It‟s basically a ring the user wears on their index finger that houses a small camera and some tactual actuators for feedback.
When a visually impaired person wants to read some text, for example, a newspaper, a paper book, any document or for that matter even an electronic book, they point their finger at the text that they wish to read and the device will read the words out loud. They can go faster, slower, go back, etc. that is the wearer can move over the text at whatever pace he wants to and the device will read it aloud
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