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Discriminating speech to touch translator assembly and method

  • US Patent No. 7155389
  • Issued: December 26, 2006
  • Status: Active
Communications

A speech to touch translator assembly and method for converting spoken words directed to an operator into tactile sensations caused by combinations of pressure point exertions on the body of the operator, each combination of pressure points exerted signifying a phoneme of one of the spoken words, and sound characteristics superimposed on the spoken words, permitting comprehension of spoken words, and the speaker thereof, by persons that are deaf and blind.

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