Voice pitch control using tactile feedback for the deafblind or the hearing impaired persons to assist their singing

@article{Sakajiri2010VoicePC,
  title={Voice pitch control using tactile feedback for the deafblind or the hearing impaired persons to assist their singing},
  author={Masatsugu Sakajiri and Shigeki Miyoshi and Kenryu Nakamura and Satoshi Fukushima and Tohru Ifukube},
  journal={2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics},
  year={2010},
  pages={1483-1487}
}
It is difficult for the deafblind or the hearing impaired to control their voice pitch because they cannot perceive it. In particular, when singing it is very difficult for them to control their voice pitch because they must maintain a stable tone. In this research, a voice pitch control system is developed to assist their singing by means of a tactile display. The tactile musical note display has 64 piezoelectric vibrators arranged in four rows (16 × 4 rows). A user rests the last joint of an… CONTINUE READING

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