Now, a device that allows blind to 'read as they swipe

  • ANI, Washington
  • Updated: Apr 19, 2014 16:16 IST

Researchers are developing a ring-like device with a mounted camera, for visually impaired people, which 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.

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.

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