Dispositivo di ausilio nella lettura di un testo stampato

Status

Active, to be negotiated

Inventors

MINONI UMBERTO; BIANCHI MAURO

Patent number

IT 000133, US 13002001

Patent title

DISPOSITIVO DI AUSILIO NELLA LETTURA DI UN TESTO STAMPATO

Summary

The invention deals with an aid device for reading a printed text, comprising a data acquisition peripheral with a camera and a communication interface, said peripheral being movable by a user on a printed text to frame a portion of text, a processing unit, communication means between the peripheral and the processing unit, and a vocal reproduction device. The processing unit is programmed to acquire a sequence of images framed by the camera, to detect when the user has stopped on the text, to recognise at least one word which the user intends reading, and to reproduce the sound of said at least one word by means of vocal synthesis by means of the vocal reproduction device.

Deposit date

10/07/2008 08/07/2009

Exp. date

10/07/2028

Countries

Italy, USA

Departments

DII

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