Accession Number:

ADD020049

Title:

Speech to Touch Translator Assembly and Method

Descriptive Note:

Patent applications

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER NEWPORT DIV RI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-12-20

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

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, permitting comprehension of spoken words by persons that are deaf and blind.

Subject Categories:

  • Linguistics
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE