Presentation on theme: "OCR READ SYSTEM G roup Members Asiye AYDIN Secil ARSLAN Necibe Nur KOC Oznur KIRMEMIS A ssistant Onur SOYSAL I nstructors Meltem Turhan YONDEM Onur Tolga."— Presentation transcript:
OCR READ SYSTEM G roup Members Asiye AYDIN Secil ARSLAN Necibe Nur KOC Oznur KIRMEMIS A ssistant Onur SOYSAL I nstructors Meltem Turhan YONDEM Onur Tolga SEHITOGLU
COVERAGE System Objective User Characteristics Description of the System System Modules –Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Module –Text to Speech Synthesizer (TTS) Module –Screen Reader Module General Overview
Imagine using computer without mouse and monitor … computer that speaks…
System Objectives Why not Blinds use computer like others? Why computers are essential for blinds? Why not a complete Turkish OCR Read system?
Problems of Existing Systems OKU, GEVEZE, JAWS etc. Unclear Turkish pronunciation (Oku, Geveze) No Turkish support (Jaws)
User Characteristics User Specific System Questionnaire –Polled societies Engelsiz ODTU, Altı Nokta Körler Derneği, Beyaz Bastonlular, Körler Federasyonu etc. –Sample Questions –Statistics
Sample Questions ….. What is your education level? Do you have personal computer? Which Operating System do you use? Are you using any system in this area? (List them.) If there exists such a Turkish system that enables you to use computer efficiently, would you think buying computer? ….
Description of the System
Data Flow Level-0 DFD
System Modules OCR Module TTS Module Screen Reader Module
OCR Module Input: Image File Output: Text File Responsibility: Conversion of scanned document to text file
TTS Module Input: Text, user command Output: Speech Responsibility: Conversion of text to audio output
Screen Reader Module Input: Screen information Output: Text file Responsibility: Interacting with the OS and collecting the screen information
Conclusion We are glad to develop: –FREE –HELPFUL –OPEN SOURCE OCR READ SYSTEM