Android Based Braille Tutor System for Visually Impaired People

Authors(2) :-Sneha B Kulkarni, Sanjeev S Sannakki

Visually impaired students (VIS) are unable to get visual information, which has made their learning process complicated. This paper discusses the overall situation of VIS and identifies major challenges that they are facing in getting education. The Braille system is followed to educate blind students. However, lack of Braille based educational resources and technological solutions have made the learning process lengthy and complicated for VIS. As a developing country, most of the people cannot afford for the costly Braille related technological tools for VIS. Therefore, a mobile phone based Braille Tutor System, for Android platform is designed to provide an easy Braille learning technology for VIS. The main objective of the project is to create a low cost, economical presentation device and Braille tutor system based on Android for the blind. The project uses An Android Application which acts as a tutor at sender side and server side system which receives the data and converts to text to speech and even displays it in graphical manner at the Receiver Side. The Text can also covert into speech at the Receiver Side. Tutor App for visually impaired is a device that can be used by blind for two major purposes i.e. Note Taker, Electronic Braille Tutor System.

Authors and Affiliations

Sneha B Kulkarni
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, KLS Gogte Institute of Technology , Belgaum, Karnataka, India
Sanjeev S Sannakki
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, KLS Gogte Institute of Technology , Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Android platform, Braille Tutor System, Voice to Text Conversion, Braille Converter, Text-To-Speech Translator, Visual Impaired People Education for VIS.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 8 | May-June 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 156-161
Manuscript Number : IJSRST184838
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Sneha B Kulkarni, Sanjeev S Sannakki, " Android Based Braille Tutor System for Visually Impaired People", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 8, pp.156-161, May-June-2018.
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