TechKnow With Tantra: Project Activate by Google

This is an interesting app initiated by the Research Project of Google for people unable to speak or use technology with their hands, eg. those with cerebral palsy. This App enables you to activate customized preset communications by making facial gestures, such as smiling or looking up. With your face, you can Play text-to-speech phrase; audio to express yourself or control a smart speaker; Send a text message; and make a phone call. A caretaker can customize communications and adjust face gesture sensitivity on a one-time basis, post which the user can use the phone. (Being in its development stage, accuracy cannot be always guaranteed.)




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