Development of Automatic Voice System for Foreign Patients in Testing of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

자기공명영상 검사에서 외국인 환자를 위한 자동음성 시스템 개발

Goo, Eun-Hoe

  • Received : 2016.01.03
  • Accepted : 2016.01.30
  • Published : 2016.01.30


The purpose of this study intend to develop the automatic voice system for language communicating over foreign patients in testing of magnetic resonance imaging. Used sentences for the automatic voice system was selected with twelve sentences and five foreign languages in hospital in use. These translated texts were provided free of charge from Oddcast's website, which is recorded each language-specific voice as Wav files, The recorded audio file were produced by the two types of a power-point show of MS-office 2013(extension; ppsx) form and Web-enabled system using the PHP program to be applied in the mobile phone environment. It is considered to relieve the stress about an language barrier to medical technician and the voice system designed with the variable language will be enhanced the diagnostic information on foreign patients. Because automatic voice system designed for this study can enhance the understanding of test in between korean medical technician and foreign patients, It will be expected to utilize more usefully in clinical practice.


magnetic resonance imaging;automatic voice system;language barrier


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