Abstract: According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide among which 90% live in developing, countries and 45 million blind individuals worldwide. though there are many existing solutions to the problem of assisting an individual who is blind to read our solution bring out a smart and autonomous system that assists by reading out the page and provides a page-turning mechanism and interactive query session for them The system is developed in such a way that the user has to do is place a book in the system and the system does all the remaining tasks like reading out the text, turning the page after the text on the present page has been done reading. The system also helps the user understand the meaning of any word which he or she may not have understood completely with the help of a dictionary query feature where the user interrupts the system and asks the meaning of the world. The user can also pause or end the reading according to his or her wish. This is done by the press of the required buttons.
Keywords: Raspberry Pi, Dictionary Query, Buttons, Turning.
| DOI: 10.17148/IJARCCE.2021.10580