Title

Smart Pen

Date of Defense

4-1993

Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering

First Advisor

Dr. Dean Johnson

Second Advisor

Dr. Paul Ponchillia

Abstract

An electromechanical "smart pen" was designed, developed and tested that can be used to teach blind people to print and write. The pen consists of a plotting device controlled by a personal computer. The user selects a letter from a library of letters and shapes stored in memory. The smart pen guides the student's hand through the tracing of the letter a specified number of time. The pen also allows the user to enter custom shapes and store them in memory.

Access Setting

Honors Thesis-Campus Only

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