Sensor glove for sign language translation #WearableWednesday

ayooluwa98 has created a sensor glove that converts hand gestures to text and speech. The conversion is delivered through a Bluetooth-connected Android app, making it easier to translate sign language for those unfamiliar with sign. They share the details of their project on hackster.io

For this project, the tools and technology that will be used are an Atmega328p microprocessor, Bluetooth (Bluetooth Module), Flex sensors, Accelerometer, Power module, Resistors, and Text-to-speech software (Bluetooth terminal app). The flex sensor measures the bending of fingers according to gesture and outputs changes in resistances corresponding to the amount of bending. The Accelerometer sensor measures the linear movements of the hand on the X, Y, and Z axes and outputs different values of X, Y, and Z corresponding to the movement on these axes.

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