Increased accessibility to nonverbal communication through facial and expression recognition technologies for blind/visually impaired subjects

@inproceedings{Astler2011IncreasedAT,
  title={Increased accessibility to nonverbal communication through facial and expression recognition technologies for blind/visually impaired subjects},
  author={Douglas Astler and Harrison Chau and Kailin Hsu and Alvin Hua and Andrew Kannan and Lydia Lei and Melissa Nathanson and Esmaeel Paryavi and Michelle Rosen and Hayato Unno and Carol Wang and Khadija Zaidi and Xuemin Zhang and Cha-Min Tang},
  booktitle={ASSETS},
  year={2011}
}
Conversation between two individuals requires verbal dialogue; the majority of human communication however consists of non-verbal cues such as gestures and facial expressions. Blind individuals are thus hindered in their interaction capabilities. To address this, we are building a computer vision system with facial recognition and expression algorithms to relay nonverbal messages to a blind user. The device will communicate the identities and facial expressions of communication partners in… CONTINUE READING
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