INTEGRATING IPTV AND SOCIAL NETWORKING WITH VOICE INPUT
Syed Hussain, Afshana Hussain
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Elderly people comprise the highest proportion of television viewers. Elderly people often struggle with new technology and reject it due to complexity. We propose a system to help people keep up with certain new technologies, such as IPTV and social networks with reduced efforts. We specifically propose a system to integrate IPTV with Twitter, a social networking website with an aid of a mobile phone. The system uses speech to text technology on mobile phone, as input to reduce the difficulty involved in the interaction with Twitter, while viewing television. As speech is a more convenient and natural way of expression than text, we anticipate that people from other age groups can also benefit from the system.
DegreeMaster of Science (M.Sc.)
CommitteeDeters, Ralph; McCalla, Gordon I.
Copyright DateJune 2013