OCR application on smartphone for visually impaired people

Laviniu Ţepelea, Ioan Gavriluţ, Virgil Tiponuţ, Péter Szolgay, Alexandru Gacsádi

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This paper explain the possibility of interaction between visually impaired people and a smartphone especially to replace the sense of sight with help of an android based OCR application. The application can accept voice commands or touch commands on the screen of smartphone and the result is communicated on speaker or headphones. OCR process occurs on a server on the internet to be faster and consume fewer hardware resources.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-156
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - May 2014


  • Android
  • OCR
  • Smartphone
  • Visually impaired people

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Ţepelea, L., Gavriluţ, I., Tiponuţ, V., Szolgay, P., & Gacsádi, A. (2014). OCR application on smartphone for visually impaired people. Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 7(1), 153-156.