• This Device Translates Text To Braille in Real Time
This Device Translates Text To Braille in Real Time
This Device Translates Text To Braille in Real Time

This Device Translates Text To Braille in Real Time


Publication Title
The Smithsonian Magazine
Publication/Creation Date
May 8 2017
Creators/Contributors
Marion Harsh (contributor)
Paul Parravano (contributor)
Chen “Bonnie” Wang (contributor)
Chandani Doshi (contributor)
Grace Li (contributor)
Jessica Shi (contributor)
Charlene Xia (contributor)
Tania Yu (contributor)
Maya Wei-Haas (creator)
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) (contributor)
University Of Glasgow (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
On Valentine's Day last year a team of six women, all MIT engineering undergraduate, completed  their first iteration of a portable text converter for the blind. The team's latest version, which is about the size of a candy bar, can display six characters at a time and has a built-in camera. 
HCI Platform
Carryables
Location on Body
Hand
Source
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/device-translates-text-braille-real-time-180963171/

Date archived
May 17 2017
Last edited
October 7 2019
How to cite this entry
Maya Wei-Haas. (May 8 2017). "This Device Translates Text To Braille in Real Time". The Smithsonian Magazine. The Smithsonian Magazine. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/2049