Andrew Bernas
Published © GPL3+

Reading Eye For The Blind With NVIDIA Jetson Nano

Allows the reading impaired to hear both printed and handwritten text by converting recognized sentences into synthesized speech.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Nvidia Jetson Nano Developer Kit
×1
USB Keyboard and Mouse
×1
5V 2.5A Power Supply With Micro USB Cable
×1
32GB Micro SD Card
×1
Computer Display
×1
Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2
×1
Arducam 8MP Wide Angle Drop-in Replacement
×1
INIU Power Bank
×1
Edimax Wi-Fi USB Adapter
×1
USB to 3.5mm Jack Audio Adapter
×1
2.0 A-Male to Micro B USB Cable
×1
Mini LED Arcade Button
×1
Illuminated Toggle Switch with Cover
×1
Flex Cable for Raspberry Pi Camera
×1
Noctua NF-A4x20 5V Fan
×1
M3x25 Screws
×1
Jumper Wires
×1

Software apps and online services

NVIDIA Jetpack 4.3
Tensorflow 2.0
OpenCV 4
Google Cloud Vision & Text-to-Speech API

Hand tools and fabrication machines

3D Printer
Soldering Iron
Hot Glue Gun
Screwdriver Set

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Lid

Box

Camera Mount

Schematics

Full Schematic

Pull Up Resister Circuit

Code

Reading_Eye_For_The_Blind Repository

All code for Jetson Nano.

Handwritten_Text Repository

All code for training handwritten text recognition model.

Credits

Andrew Bernas

Andrew Bernas

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Andrew loves to build! One day it’s an FPV drone or a robot that can sort recyclable materials using machine learning!

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