American Sign Language (ASL) to Text Converter
Although there is grayscale and gaussian blur, we recommend that you use this application with a wall or greenscreen right behind you. It is not perfect at distinguishing behind hand gestures and different objects in the background.
You will need to download a few packages with the latest version of pip. By running the following code segment in command prompt, you should be able to run the application perfectly:
1. Latest pip -> pip install --upgrade pip 2. numpy -> pip install numpy 3. string -> pip install strings 4. os-sys -> pip install os-sys 5. opencv -> pip install opencv-python 6. tensorFlow -> i) pip install tensorflow ii) pip3 install --upgrade https://storage.googleapis.com/tensorflow/linux/cpu/tensorflow-0.8.0-cp34-cp34m-linux_x86_64.whl 7. keras -> pip install keras 8. tkinter -> pip install tk 9. PIL -> pip install Pillow 10. enchant -> pip install pyenchant (Python bindings for the Enchant spellchecking system) 11. hunspell -> pip install cyhunspell (A wrapper on hunspell for use in Python)
What is not Included
We have not attached our training and testing dataset due to the sheer amount of files. To create your own dataset to train and test the model, you will need to run the following applications by opening them or using command prompt:
1. FoldersCreation.py -> python FoldersCreation.py 2. TestingDataCollection.py -> python TestingDataCollection.py 3. TrainingDataCollection.py -> python TrainingDataCollection.py