Ring Reads Text Out Loud For Visually Impaired

Published 07/13 2014 03:18PM

Updated 07/13 2014 03:21PM

Item: The “FingerReader” is made with by 3D printer and comes equipped with a tiny camera that scans words and reads them back—the sensor will read and recite the word directly above the finger while looking ahead in order to process upcoming words. No need to worry about positioning either; if a user’s finger strays from the line, the ring will indicate that reads a small vibration.

Why it Matters: Technology is continuously improving our lives, and some of the smallest changes can have the biggest impact. As we continue to merge technology and the human body, we’re finding ways to augment and assist disabilities and disorders that not only greatly improve the quality of life of the user but also make the situation less of a hindrance.

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