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Image and Video Processing for Disability

  1. Content type: Review Article

    We present a global overview of image- and video-processing-based methods to help the communication of hearing impaired people. Two directions of communication have to be considered: from a hearing person to a...

    Authors: Alice Caplier, Sébastien Stillittano, Oya Aran, Lale Akarun, Gérard Bailly, Denis Beautemps, Nouredine Aboutabit and Thomas Burger

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2008 2007:045641

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  2. Content type: Review Article

    This paper reviews the state of the art in the field of assistive devices for sight-handicapped people. It concentrates in particular on systems that use image and video processing for converting visual data i...

    Authors: Thierry Pun, Patrick Roth, Guido Bologna, Konstantinos Moustakas and Dimitrios Tzovaras

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2008 2007:025214

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  3. Content type: Research Article

    Cued Speech is a specific linguistic code for hearing-impaired people. It is based on both lip reading and manual gestures. In the context of THIMP (Telephony for the Hearing-IMpaired Project), we work on auto...

    Authors: Thomas Burger, Alice Caplier and Pascal Perret

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2008 2007:073703

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  4. Content type: Research Article

    Vision is one of the main sources through which people obtain information from the world, but unfortunately, visually-impaired people are partially or completely deprived of this type of information. With the ...

    Authors: Zheshen Wang, Xinyu Xu and Baoxin Li

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2007 2007:018019

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  5. Content type: Research Article

    In the growing market of camera phones, new applications for the visually impaired are nowadays being developed thanks to the increasing capabilities of these equipments. The need to access to text is of prima...

    Authors: Céline Mancas-Thillou, Silvio Ferreira, Jonathan Demeyer, Christophe Minetti and Bernard Gosselin

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2007 2007:064295

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  6. Content type: Research Article

    One of the most confusing aspects that one meets when introducing oneself into gaze tracking technology is the wide variety, in terms of hardware equipment, of available systems that provide solutions to the s...

    Authors: Arantxa Villanueva and Rafael Cabeza

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2007 2007:023570

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    This paper proposes an automatic eye-wink interpretation system for human-machine interface to benefit the severely handicapped people. Our system consists of (1) applying the support vector machine (SVM) to d...

    Authors: Che Wei-Gang, Chung-Lin Huang and Wen-Liang Hwang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2007 2007:065184

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  8. Content type: Research Article

    This work introduces two novel approaches for feature extraction applied to video-based Arabic sign language recognition, namely, motion representation through motion estimation and motion representation throu...

    Authors: T Shanableh and K Assaleh

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2007 2007:087929

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    A major challenge faced by the blind and visually impaired population is that of wayfinding—the ability of a person to find his or her way to a given destination. We propose a new wayfinding aid based on a cam...

    Authors: James Coughlan and Roberto Manduchi

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2007 2007:096357

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    The goal of the See ColOr project is to achieve a noninvasive mobility aid for blind users that will use the auditory pathway to represent in real-time frontal image scenes. We present and discuss here two ima...

    Authors: Guido Bologna, Benoît Deville, Thierry Pun and Michel Vinckenbosch

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2007 2007:076204

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  11. Content type: Research Article

    To support safe self-movement of the disabled and the aged, we developed an electric wheelchair that realizes the functions of detecting both the potential hazards in a moving environment and the postures and ...

    Authors: Yutaka Satoh and Katsuhiko Sakaue

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing 2007 2007:087646

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