Abstract

This demonstration will show the features and function of the portable iCARE Reader device, which allows people who are blind or visually impaired to read books (and other forms of printed text) in a more natural and convenient way than current tabletop flatbed scanner systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Eighth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS 2006
Pages279-280
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
EventEighth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS 2006 - Portland, OR, United States
Duration: Oct 23 2006Oct 25 2006

Publication series

NameEighth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS 2006
Volume2006

Other

OtherEighth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityPortland, OR
Period10/23/0610/25/06

Keywords

  • Assistive technologies
  • Flatbed scanner
  • OCR
  • Portable iCARE reader
  • Table-top iCARE reader
  • Wearable iCARE reader
  • iCARE project

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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    Hedgpeth, T., Black, J. A., & Panchanathan, S. (2006). A demonstration of the iCARE portable reader. In Proceedings of the Eighth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS 2006 (pp. 279-280). (Eighth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS 2006; Vol. 2006). https://doi.org/10.1145/1168987.1169054