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User friendly system for the visually impaired in learning Al-Quran

Razaly, F. and Ajizan, N. H. and Saad, S. M. and Yaacob, Mohd. Shafiek and Md. Zain, Mohd. Zarhamdy and Hussein, Mohamed and Abdullah, M. Y. and Musa, A. R. (2010) User friendly system for the visually impaired in learning Al-Quran. WSEAS Transactions on Systems, 9 (6). 659 -668. ISSN 1109-2777

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This study presents a method to enable the visually impaired Muslim to learn and read the Al-Quran using Braille Display with software help. The system reads the database which contains all verses of Al-Quran and user will need to select the verse and ayah to read. Besides that, this system can be used in a class to teach visually impaired students to learn Al-Quran. Every word or character typed by the instructor in the main Braille Panel will be transmitted to the sub Braille Panel that is connected to the main Braille Panel. The selected verse of Al-Quran and ayah will also generate an index before being transmitted to the Braille Panel. The index will be transmitted to the Braille Display for people to touch and read the display. A user friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) will be used to fulfill the ergonomics for the visually impaired user's physical capabilities. Several approaches are used to design and implement the interface for the visually impaired like speech or sound output and Braille display. The Braille codes can be displayed using the Braille panel. The design interface and structure of the system for the visually impaired users in learning Al-Quran is presented.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Graphical User Interface (GUI), Screen reader
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:26603
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:18 Jul 2012 11:31
Last Modified:31 Oct 2018 20:32

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