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MIT researchers create an ingenious device that will help blind people read print

10
Jul
2014

Soon people who are visually impaired could have a way to read that doesn’t involve brail. MIT has created an incredible new device called FingerReader that is essentially a scanner that you wear on your hand that’s capable of reading words on a page and then reciting them aloud back to you. You can have the device read for you by holding it over a line of text and slowly scrolling it from left to right so it can scan each word. As you can see in the video posted below, the device is a little clunky from an end user’s perspective since you have to move it pretty slowly to get it to pick up all the words and the

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