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Proposal Number: 6087

Domain: Information & Communication Technology

Theme(s): ICT Tools for Healthcare and Assistive Technology

Supporting Central Government Agency: DAE

Budget (Rs. Lakhs): 398.00

Principal Investigator: Prof. Anupam Basu

Principal Investigator Institute: IIT Kharagpur

Co-Investigators:
Prof. Anil Prabhakar ,IIT Madras
Prof. M. Balakrishnan ,IIT Delhi
Dr. Rajlakshmi Guha ,IIT Kharagpur
Suman Deb ,National Institute of Technology, Agartala

Domain: Information & Communication Technology

Project Title

Development of a Suite of Indigenous Assistive Systems and Tools for the Disabled Community in India

Web Abstract

This project aims to develop a bundle of specific Assistive Technology systems, for different disability sectors. This is a multi-institute project, participated by IIT Kharagpur, IIT Delhi, IIT Madras and NIT Agartala. The components modules of the project are - a) Development of Intelligent Home based Intervention Systems for Children with Dyslexia, b) Development of Affordable Technology to enable access to Educational Materials by the Visually Impaired, c) A Tablet Based Reading Device for the People with Low Vision and d) An accessorized AAC tablet with switches, gesture recognition, stereo audio output, and local language support for the neuro-motor disordered. Accordingly, the project will result in the above four delivarables.