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2019, 1(2): 240-249 Published Date:2019-4-20

DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.2096-5796.2018.0013

A tactile perception technology of character in digital images

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Abstract:

For the blind, it is difficult to appreciate calligraphy. A tactile generation technology of text image is developed, which can enable the blind to recognize text in digital images by tactile recognition. This paper presents a Gauss difference algorithm based on tangential flow of edges, which can extract the contour of text precisely, and get the smooth contour of text with remarkable edge features. A tactile generation algorithm based on five elements is proposed to generate stable and continuous tactile sense for perceiving the contour of text. The experimental results show that through some adaptive training, the blind can better recognize some characters with simple contours, which provides a possibility for tactile appreciation of calligraphy.
Keywords: Character contour ; Contour extraction ; Haptic rendering

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Xinli WU, Jiali LUO, Minxiong ZHANG, Chunyan KANG, Wenzhen YANG. A tactile perception technology of character in digital images. Virtual Reality & Intelligent Hardware, 2019, 1(2): 240-249 DOI:10.3724/SP.J.2096-5796.2018.0013

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