It is a good idea for blind people, keep up the good work. And hope you make a program that which could edentify food! ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ben" <gamehead...@aol.co.uk> To: <weis...@googlemail.com>; "'Gamers Discussion list'" <gamers@audyssey.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2010 5:25 PM
Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Color idenfitying program



Interesting idea.
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From: gamers-boun...@audyssey.org [mailto:gamers-boun...@audyssey.org] On
Behalf Of Kevin Weispfennig
Sent: 04 December 2010 11:36
To: Gamers Discussion list
Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Color idenfitying program

Hi,

Nice idea. I am testing it out right now. And as far as I have tested it,
it works great. And, it is free! That is cool.

Kevin

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From: Jeremy Kaldobsky <jer...@kaldobsky.com>
To: 'Gamers Discussion list' <gamers@audyssey.org>
Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2010 01:49:00 -0800 (PST)
Subject: [Audyssey]  Color idenfitying program

My wife and I were talking and we came up with a fun little idea. For all
of you severely Vi/blind guys who have a webcam, or a laptop with a
webcam mounted on it, this is a small program for identifying colors.
Lets say you are picking out clothes to wear. You hold the shirt in front
of the laptop (or camera), press the Space bar, and a voice tells you
what color it is as well as the next 2 most likely colors. I say "most
likely" because webcam settings, room lighting, and even the types of
light bulbs in the room can tint objects and offset the color a little.
From my testing at home, it is pretty accurate. I was just wondering if
something like this would be useful.

www.kaldobsky.com/audiogames/ColorWatcher.zip

If anyone wants to give it a try, here it is. Press Space bar to check a
color and press Escape to end the program. As a tip, hold the item close
to the camera lens before you press the Space bar, and keep it there
until the color is spoken. It works best this way.

The original thread can be found here:
http://forum.audiogames.net/viewtopic.php?pid=42977#p42977

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