Smart Reader – Text To Speech Converter Using Raspberry Pi

  • Aparna Dhavlikar


Smart Reader allows user to hear the text which is given as input. It involves extraction of text from the image and converting the text to speech. This is done with Raspberry Pi and a camera module by using the OCR [optical character recognition] technique. The system consists of a webcam interfaced with raspberry pi. Raspberry pi has the audio port where the output can be heard through the headphone or the speaker. The conversion time aimed is few milliseconds. This device can help visually impaired persons to hear the text in images to be read.

Keywords: Raspberry Pi , Optical Character Recognition


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Dhavlikar, A. (2018). Smart Reader – Text To Speech Converter Using Raspberry Pi. Asian Journal For Convergence In Technology (Founded by ISB &M School of Technology )), 4(I). journals.v4iI.497
Electronics and Telecommunication