Reading with fingertips: MIT is developing special equipment FingerReader for the blind

Scientists of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are developing an audio reading device, so that visually impaired people can access the text directly. And this equipment called FingerReader is prototypes created by 3D printers, like a ring with a small camera which designed for scanning text, and can be worn on the finger of the user. With FingerReader, when you leave your home or office, it is able to reads the text out loud for you, as well as quickly translates books, restaurant menus, or other information needed in daily life. Continue reading