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Let Your Finger Do The Reading With This Great Device From MIT Media Lab

Let Your Finger Do The Reading With This Great Device From MIT Media Lab | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Trace a page with your finger and Finger Reader will read it out loud for you. The device, currently in development by the MIT Media Lab, fits on your index finger like a ring. It can be used to assist children, the elderly, visually-impaired people, and second-language learners with reading labels, business cards, menus in a restaurant, prescriptions, or any other type of printed text.

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Typography Book Explores What It Feels Like To Have Dyslexia

Typography Book Explores What It Feels Like To Have Dyslexia | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

"Being dyslexic, one thing always stood out," Sam Barclay explains in his Kickstarter video. "The available help was always aimed at making me read better. Very little effort was made to help the people around me understand what it feels like to struggle with reading."

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