Sponsored Research Projects

Name of Project Development of a Bangla Optical Character Recognizer (OCR)
Duration January/2014 – August/2014 ( 8 months)
Name of Client Access to Information (A2i) program of Prime Minister’s Office
Primary Investigator Prof. Dr. Hasan Sarwar
Job
Responsibilities
  • A workable prototype of Optical Character Recognition software, abbreviated as OCR, will be developed that can convert images of Bangla texts into editable documents.
  • The output document of an OCR can then be edited by any editor software.
  • Any person who requires Bengali document processing system will be benefitted by this software.
Revenue 23 lakhs Taka

 

Name of Project ব্রেইলশিখিবইপড়ি(Learn Braille Read Books)
Duration April 2015 to December 2016 (8 Months)
Name of Client Access to Information (A2i) program of Prime Minister’s Office
Primary Investigators Md. Arif Reza Anwary, Prof. Hasan Sarwar, Dept of CSE, UIU, Prof. Fayyaz Khan, Dept of EEE, UIU
Job
Responsibilities
Reading ability especially for blind and deaf children has long been acknowledged to be a critical factor in the educational progress. Learning of alphabet is a complex task regardless of the medium through which the skill is acquired. A low cost refreshable digital Braille display will be developed to read Bangla and English daisy Braille books including national text book from class 1 to 10.
Revenue 24 lakhs Taka