An Intelligent Voice-Based eMarketplace for Visually Impaired People


Today eMarketplaces play a significant role in contemporary life by providing a lot of income and business opportunities to people and organizations throughout the world. Despite innovations in the field of IT, many of eMarketplaces lack the ability to provide appropriate services for people with special needs, especially the blind.  Therefore, this paper is focused on incorporating an interface for blind people to participate in the business of eMarketplaces. A proposed model of a voice-based eMarketplace has been introduced using voice recognition technology. Specific blind users of the system are uniquely identified using voice recognition technology to enable them to access the eMarketplace in a secure manner. Further work of this project involves building such as module on an existing eMarketplace.

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F. Algarni, Y. Cheung and V. Lee, "An Intelligent Voice-Based eMarketplace for Visually Impaired People," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 6 No. 3B, 2013, pp. 91-96. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2013.63B020.

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