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Picture-text Translator / Translator for the Blind

Picture-text Translator

Discipline: Product

Picture-text Translator

Discipline: Product

The blind need to read books like anyone else. This translator can help blind people to read. It can translate both pictures and texts. Put the translator on a book and it will automatically identify text and translate it into Braille. If it comes across pictures, it will produce the sense of a Concavo image. With this new translator, blind people can enjoy reading.

The design of helping the blind to read pictures is a new design concept, showing the designer's humanistic care for people with visual impairment. This kind of translator can be realized through the usage of today's technology innovation and optics, machinery, electronics and acoustics comprehensive technology.
Jury Statement
We are proud and excited that we have won an iF STUDENT DESIGN AWARD 2015! This is unbelievable and will be a great memory in our design career.
Winner Statement
University

Donghua University

Donghua University
Shanghai, China

Qin Yu,
Donghua University

Wu Chunmao,
Donghua University

Zheng Xin,
Donghua University

Tao Mengyue,
Donghua University

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