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Overview of Arabic TTS and related Technologies

Overview of Arabic TTS and related Technologies

Research article Open access | Available online on March 4th, 2021 | Last update: March 4th, 2021

March 4th, 2021

Nowadays, electronic devices are more able to output information in the form of sounds, which makes them more able to interact with humans. As Talking devices gain a prominent place in our daily lives and especially for persons with disabilities, it is increasingly...

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Research efforts on Arabic TTS in the State of Qatar

Research Efforts on Arabic TTS in the State of Qatar

Research article Open access | Available online on March 4th, 2021 | Last update: March 4th, 2021

March 4th, 2021

Text-to-Speech (TTS) technology uses automated speech synthesis to produce speech. TTS technology employs a speech synthesizer that converts symbolic linguistic representations into sound in conjunction with another solution (usually software) that parses raw text input and...

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Wonder Tree Accessible Gaming

Mada Reviews: Accessible Gaming & Wonder Tree

Research article Open access | Available online on March 7th, 2021 | Last update: March 14th, 2021

March 7th, 2021

In cooperation with its partners, Mada Center works to identify the needs of persons with disabilities for assistive technology and digital access solutions in Arabic. The center has supported start-ups and entrepreneurs to localize technological devices and solutions...

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Making Social Media Accessible for All - YouTube

Making Social Media Accessible for All – YouTube

Research article Open access | Available online on March 7th, 2021 | Last update: March 7th, 2021

March 7th, 2021

Social media refers to all applications and websites that are used to communicate and exchange information and media with other users through computers or mobile phones, and it also refers to any digital tool that allows users to create and share content on a large...

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Smart Apps for PWDs using TTS

Smart Apps for PWDs using TTS

Research article Open access | Available online on March 7th, 2021 | Last update: March 7th, 2021

March 7th, 2021

Smart Apps for PWDs using TTS Text-to-speech systems, also known as TTS, were first developed to aid the visually impaired by offering a computer-generated spoken voice that would “read” texts to the user. TTS software in general is considered an assistive technology...

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3D Printing

Mada FabLab: 3D Printing and 3D Scanning for Assistive Technology

Research article Open access | Available online on March 7th, 2021 | Last update: March 14th, 2021

March 7th, 2021

 Mada works with its various partners and innovators to develop an ecosystem that is supportive of innovating technological solutions that promote digital access for PWDs and the elderly. In this context, Mada FabLab has launched an innovation space designed to be fully...

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Emerging Innovation in 2021

Emerging Innovations in 2021: What’s next?

Research article Open access | Available online on March 7th, 2021 | Last update: March 14th, 2021

March 7th, 2021

Quantum Computing (1) Quantum computing could eventually transform medicine, break formerly reliable encryption, and revolutionize communications and artificial intelligence. While the Fourth Industrial Revolution has been built on technologies at a molecular level...

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Mada and Lazarillo

Mada and Lazarillo facilitate the access of people visually impaired to the Mathaf Arab Museum of modern Art

Research article Open access | Available online on March 7th, 2021 | Last update: March 7th, 2021

March 7th, 2021

Museums can be hostile place for visitors with disability, with buildings that are hard to navigate in a wheelchair, and exhibits presented with few concessions to those with sensory or cognitive impairments. With the right solutions, expert recommendation and user...

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The Unified Arabic Braille Portal

The Unified Arabic Braille Portal by Mada

Research article Open access | Available online on March 7th, 2021 | Last update: March 7th, 2021

March 7th, 2021

Mada Assistive Technology Center pays special attention to research and publications in the field of ICTs accessibility, as the center strives to promote leading industry practices at the global, regional and local levels. Mada aims to conduct various researches to...

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