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Baruch College's Computer Center for Visually Impaired People Presents Workshop on
Latest OCR Technology



NEW YORK, NY- November 18, 2014 - The Computer Center for Visually Impaired People at Baruch College is hosting a demonstration workshop, “OCR: I See You!” on the latest OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology available to help translate printed material.

Whether you’re trying to read a menu at a restaurant or handed a print-out in class, this technology takes pictures of printed material and then reads it aloud.The workshop will be showcasing some of the latest devices and apps that give access to the printed word wherever you might be.


Watch a live stream at: www.ustream.tv/channel/ccvipdemo.

EVENT DETAILS:

WHAT:   “OCR: I See You!” Demo Center Workshop

WHEN:    1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 19

WHERE:   Baruch College, Newman Vertical Campus

55 Lexington Avenue, Room 14-290

Complimentary admission. Call Lisa Saunders or Karen Gourgey at 646-312-1420 to register or e-mail lisa.saunders@baruch.cuny.edu, Karen.gourgey@baruch.cuny.edu.

For more information, follow The Computer Center for Visually Impaired People on Twitter and LinkedIn, like us on Facebook, join our Meet-ups, listen to our BlogTalkRadio Podcast, subscribe to our YouTube Channel, or visit the website.

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About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu
Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu
Celene McDermott, (646) 660-6134 celene.mcdermott@baruch.cuny.edu



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