STEPHEN BLANEY

VOICE ASSISTED ANDROID APPLICATION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
An Android app to provide quick access to information and services to the visually impaired.

51,718 of Irish are visually disabled, the goal of this project is to develop an audio chatbot using Watson technology to deliver variable mobile services such as making a phone call or letting the user know what time it is. The application also contains an optical character scanner that can be used to interpret visual written information that is read aloud, this can allow the user to read small text in the real world. A messaging service allows for pure audio messaging without the need of typing. The purpose of the app is app is to allow the client to live a more independent lifestyle.