RAINBOW BRIDGE - Training Center based on Voice Technology for People with Physical Disabilities

Jan Nouza, Petr Cerva, Josef Chaloupka

Abstract

The Rainbow Bridge is an EU-supported project that aims to teach Czech people with physical disabilities to benefit from voice technology products in their lives and prospective jobs. All products - voice control tools and dictation programs - have been developed in our lab during the last decade. At this stage, the main goal is to teach the target group how to use PCs in hands-free manner (though some have no previous experience with computers), how to adapt the tools to their specific speech abilities and how to acquire the skills that can be useful for their potential employers. One of the lecturers is a quadriplegic person who herself has been using our voice products for almost 5 years.

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Nouza J., Cerva P. and Chaloupka J. (2011). RAINBOW BRIDGE - Training Center based on Voice Technology for People with Physical Disabilities . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-34-8, pages 529-533. DOI: 10.5220/0003147905290533


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf11,
author={Jan Nouza and Petr Cerva and Josef Chaloupka},
title={RAINBOW BRIDGE - Training Center based on Voice Technology for People with Physical Disabilities},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={529-533},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003147905290533},
isbn={978-989-8425-34-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2011)
TI - RAINBOW BRIDGE - Training Center based on Voice Technology for People with Physical Disabilities
SN - 978-989-8425-34-8
AU - Nouza J.
AU - Cerva P.
AU - Chaloupka J.
PY - 2011
SP - 529
EP - 533
DO - 10.5220/0003147905290533