Pattie Maes

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First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

FingerReader Is a 3D-Printed Device That Reads Text Aloud to the Blind

Researchers at MIT have developed a new technology that enables blind and vision-impaired people to read any printed text without the use of braille. The "FingerReader" is a 3D-printed, ring-like device fitted with a small camera that scans and ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

FingerReader Helps The Visually Impaired Read

Image Credit: Fluid Interfaces Group, MIT Media LabBrett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlineFor the visually-impaired , reading requires learning and comprehending the tactile language known as Braille , but a new gadget developed by engineers ... [Published Red Orbit - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

MIT scientists develop device that reads to blind (VIDEO)

MASSACHUSETTS, July 10 ― Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a device that is able to scan text and turn it into audio in real time for visually impaired users.According to Fox News, the device, known as FingerReader, ... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

FingerReader allows blind to read beyond Braille

While books printed in Braille have afforded blind and visually impaired people with the ability to “read, it has many limitations regarding what is readable in a world filled with forms and other important paperwork, which up until now had either had ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists from MIT develops breakthrough reading device for the blind

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]An audio reading device for the visually-impaired is being developed by scientists at the Massachusettes Institute of Technology. It is supposedly called the FingerReader. This reading device is worn ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

FingerReader Gives Hope To Visually-Impaired

Research scientists have developed a finger device that converts words on the printed page into audio, for visually-impaired readers.Staff at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said the index finger-worn prototype was created using a 3D printe ... [Published Sky News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

7 unbelievable sci-fi projects from MIT Media Lab

Any design nerd, futurist, or techie worth his weight in salt has heard of the MIT Media Lab . Few, however, have heard of the Fluid Interfaces Group . No, it’s not a smooth jazz outfit—it’s a division of the famous Media Lab, and home to some of the ... [Published USA Today - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

What will blow our minds in the *next* 30 years?

Predictions are a mug’s game. If they come true, you likely didn’t push your thinking hard enough. If they don’t come true, you risk looking like an idiot. Nonetheless, many speakers at the annual TED conference have taken the plunge and proffered thoughts ... [Published TED Blog - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

“If I don’t ask, I won’t get”: A recap of “I heart design,” All-Stars Session 4 at TED2014

By Liz Jacobs and Helen Walters Stefan Sagmeister. Photo: Bret Hartman It’s often said that good design is invisible design — it makes things easy and delightful without us realizing it. But as host Chee Pearlman reminds us at the top of the session, ... [Published TED Blog - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing the TED All-Stars: 50+ speakers who’ll return to the stage at TED2014

TED2014  will bring together more than 70 speakers with fresh thinking on topics as diverse as leadership, genetics and the magic of fireflies. But this is  our 30th anniversary conference , and it’s also time to look back at some of the incredible ... [Published TED Blog - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Feb 26 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

Wearable device helps you read with your finger

Fingerreader creator Roy Shilkrot and MIT media lab professor Pattie Maes on creating a new wearable device that assists the visually impaired in reading printed text. ... [Published FOX Business - Video - Feb 26 2014]

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FingerReader Helps The Visually Impaired Read [Published Red Orbit - Jul 10 2014]
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MIT scientists develop device that reads to bli... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 10 2014]
FingerReader allows blind to read beyond Braille [Published Examiner.com - Jul 09 2014]
Scientists from MIT develops breakthrough readi... [Published Kicker Daily News - Jul 09 2014]
FingerReader could make reading easy for the vi... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 09 2014]
New MIT Gadget Lets Blind Read [Published Value Walk - Jul 08 2014]
FingerReader Gives Hope To Visually-Impaired [Published Sky News - Jul 08 2014]
7 unbelievable sci-fi projects from MIT Media Lab [Published USA Today - Jun 23 2014]
What will blow our minds in the *next* 30 years? [Published TED Blog - Mar 24 2014]
“If I don’t ask, I won’t get”: A re... [Published TED Blog - Mar 20 2014]
Introducing the TED All-Stars: 50+ speakers who... [Published TED Blog - Mar 10 2014]
Wearable device helps you read with your finger [Published FOX Business - Video - Feb 26 2014]
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FingerReader Is a 3D-Printed Device That Reads ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 14 2014]
Researchers at MIT have developed a new technology that enables blind and vision-impaired people to read any printed text without the use of braille. The "FingerReader" is a 3D-printed, ring-like device fitted with a small camera that scans and ...
What will blow our minds in the *next* 30 years? [Published TED Blog - Mar 24 2014]
Predictions are a mug’s game. If they come true, you likely didn’t push your thinking hard enough. If they don’t come true, you risk looking like an idiot. Nonetheless, many speakers at the annual TED conference have taken the plunge and proffered thoughts ...
“If I don’t ask, I won’t get”: A re... [Published TED Blog - Mar 20 2014]
By Liz Jacobs and Helen Walters Stefan Sagmeister. Photo: Bret Hartman It’s often said that good design is invisible design — it makes things easy and delightful without us realizing it. But as host Chee Pearlman reminds us at the top of the session, ...
Introducing the TED All-Stars: 50+ speakers who... [Published TED Blog - Mar 10 2014]
TED2014  will bring together more than 70 speakers with fresh thinking on topics as diverse as leadership, genetics and the magic of fireflies. But this is  our 30th anniversary conference , and it’s also time to look back at some of the incredible ...
Wearable device helps you read with your finger [Published FOX Business - Video - Feb 26 2014]
Fingerreader creator Roy Shilkrot and MIT media lab professor Pattie Maes on creating a new wearable device that assists the visually impaired in reading printed text. ...
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