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Computer Aided Text to Speech and Text to Braille System -Visually Impaired (Shruti Dhrishti)-West Bengal
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The West Bengal government's public sector undertaking known as Webel Mediatronics Limited developed the automatic Braille transcription system for the physically challenged people to overcome their shortcoming due to their deformity.

The Automatic Braille Transcription System can convert text to Braille and Braille to text in 12 Indian languages. This transcription system has been installed in blind schools to support reading, writing and printing tasks. Braille-ready texts are made available online in 12 languages at www. Braille-aids.com.

The System has enabled visually impaired persons to meet the benefits of e-classroom activities. They can access document from Internet and the selected document can be transferred to Braille. In addition, the user, after browsing a website, can listen to its content through Text to speech system and read the content through Text to Braille system. It is a user-friendly interface and can be easily operated as well.

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