LOCATION: Bangalore, India | PROJECT LAUNCHED: 2015
- B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology
PROJECT OVERVIEW & UPDATES
The objective of this EPICS project is to develop a device that converts the mechanism of physical hand sign language into alphanumerical characters which would assist the user to communicate via text display and speech. This product would be developed mainly assist those who are deaf. The device is in the form of a portable hand glove on which the display along with controller board is installed.
The right handed glove is made of fabric, with five sensor boards mounted on the back nail sections of each finger. Five dual axis accelerometers (ADXL203) are used, manufactured by “Analog Devices PVT LTD” on the glove. A microcontroller is programmed to convert the sign language into alphanumerical and to display it on a LCD. Further, the obtained text is converted into voice and is given out as the output.