Smart Calendar Device for Differently Abled Person
P. Vijayakumar1, Nandini. N2, Sai Ganesh N3, Ranjit Sanjay Lawand4, A.V.Bharadwaja5, Tamizhselvan C6, Yadav Kirti Ankush7

1P. Vijayakumar, School of Electronics Engineering, VIT Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Dr. Nandini N, B.E, Department of Computer Science and Engineering from. VTU, Belgaum (Karnataka), India.
3Sai Ganesh N, PG Students, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
4Ranjit Sanjay Lawand PG Students, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
5A.V. Bharadwaja, Department of ECE, GIET Autonomous College of Engineering and Technology, (Andhra Pradesh), India.
6Tamizhselvan C, Department of ECE, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, India.
7Yadav Kirti Ankush, School of Electronics Engineering, VIT Chennai, (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 01 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 15 May 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 May 2019 | PP: 1410-1414 | Volume-8 Issue-7, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: G5581058719/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: According to the reports of World Health Organization (WHO) there were 285 million visually impaired people in the world in 2012, out of which 246 million was having low vision and 39 million were blind. Now a days visually challenged people are facing many difficulties in there day to day life. To perform simple tasks, visually impaired people have to rely on others. Many embedded devices are available in the market which will give physical support by providing date and time in voice mode to the impaired peoples. Our proposed smart calendar will perform the following tasks such as reading out current time, day of the week, date, setting alarm, remainders about the event and scheduling the tasks. The proposed system is implemented by using raspberry pi, mic, display, speaker and camera.
Keyword: Visually Impaired, Raspberry Pi, Smart Calendar, Power Consumption, Machine Learning, Internet of Things.
Scope of the Article: Optical Devices.