The vOICe software translates images from a PC camera (webcam, camera glasses) into soundscapes that you hear via your stereo headphones, thus targeting sensory substitution applications and synthetic vision for the blind.
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Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
The vOICe MIDlet for Mobile Camera Phone 1.33.0 The vOICe MIDlet translates live views from a camera phone into sounds that you hear via the phone's speaker or headset, thus targetting sensory substitution applications and synthetic vision for the totally blind. Includes talking color identifier.
Description: The vOICe Learning Edition software translates images from a PC camera (webcam, camera glasses) into soundscapes that you hear via your stereo headphones, thus targeting sensory substitution applications for the blind, and even synthetic vision. Some blind people wear it daily with a wearable setup to "see" their environment as they go around, while other blind people (blind from birth) use it to experience for the very first time what vision is like. The vOICe uses pitch for height and loudness for brightness in a left to right scan of any view. Apart from using a webcam or equivalent video capture device, images may also be imported from an image file (Control O) or acquired with a flatbed scanner (Control Q).
The vOICe Learning Edition runs on Windows 95 through XP, Vista and Windows 7, and is best used with a mobile PC such as a small notebook PC or netbook.
The vOICe for Android 1.25 The vOICe for Android translates live camera views into sounds, thereby targeting sensory substitution applications and synthetic vision for the blind. Includes talking color
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