Bsc Dissertation

A webpage speech synthesizer with voice command recognition, for visual impaired people. Created in collaboration with CNR/Italian W3C Office (Dr. Oreste Signore) and DotVocal. Academic supervisor: Dr. Roberto Bruni, University of Pisa.

The application is composed of a Firefox plugin and a C++/Java local service. The service provides speech synthetis and voice recognition features, while the Firefox plugin is responsible for retrieving and parsing web pages and providing visual hints during the speech synthesis.