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ISSN : 2394 - 6849 (Online)

International Journal of Engineering Research in Electronics and Communication Engineering(IJERECE)

Monthly Journal for Electronics and Communication Engineering

Open Access Journal

International Journal of Engineering Research in Electronics and Communication Engineering(IJERECE)

Monthly Journal for Electronics and Communication Engineering

ISSN : 2394-6849 (Online)

A Helping Hand for Differentially Abled patients

Author : Akshata Acharya 1 Laxmikant Bordekar 2 Vrushali Kelkar 3

Date of Publication :7th August 2016

Abstract: In this world there are many people who cannot speak and hear properly. These people have difficulty in communicating with people who do not understand sign language. In general, deaf people have difficulty in communicating with others who do not understand sign language. Even those who do speak aloud typically have a deaf voice of which they are selfconscious and that can make them reticent. In developing countries, children with hearing loss and deafness rarely receive any schooling. Adults with hearing loss also have a much higher unemployment rate. Among those who are employed, a higher percentage of people with hearing loss are in the lower grades of employment compared to the general workforce. This paper aims to lower the barrier in communication by enabling the mute communities to communicate with general public more efficiently by translating sign language into text using an electronic glove. The Electronic Glove is made up of normal cloth fitted with flex sensors along the length of each finger and on the wrist. Mute people can use the glove to perform hand gesture and it will be conver ted into text and displayed on the LCD display, for easy understanding by normal people.

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