An experimental system for auditory image representations

  title={An experimental system for auditory image representations},
  author={Peter B. L. Meijer},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering},
  • Peter B. L. Meijer
  • Published 1 February 1992
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
An experimental system for the conversion of images into sound patterns was designed to provide auditory image representations within some of the known limitations of the human hearing systems possibly as a step towards the development of a vision substitution device for the blind. The application of an invertible (one-to-one) image-to-sound mapping ensures the preservation of visual information. The system implementation involves a pipelined special-purpose computer connected to a standard… 
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