Guitar Trainer for Visually Challenged

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Guitar Trainer for Visually Challenged Using Sound Recognition and Sound Matching
Grishma Achrekar, Anup Bharade, Nirav Naik
B.E. Under-Graduate grishma.achrekar@yahoo.com, anupbharade@yahoo.com, niravnaik1991@gmail.com Abstract—this software will be helpful for learning how to play the guitar. This project will aim to develop software that will teach the “visually challenged” how to play the basic chords on a guitar with the help of visual and audio aids. The user can select which chord he wants to learn from a list and the software will provide images and an audio of that particular chord. The audio will tell the user the positions on the fret board where the user has to hold the strings and also the strings to be plucked. The audio will give the user a rough estimate of how the chord sounds. Also, an important feature of this project is that once the user plays the chord it must verify the correctness and tell the user if he has played the chord correctly or not. The software will record the sound from the acoustic guitar using the pick-up of an acoustic guitar and stores it in a file. It compares this file with a pre-recorded file of that chord from the database. It will show a graph to the user depicting how close he is to the correct method. The project also provides for a guitar tips section. In this sections the user can get general tips about the guitar, how to handle the guitar, maintenance of the guitar, etc.

1. INTRODUCTION
Apart from professional life everyone needs some space to do some extra activities or hobbies like reading, swimming, trekking or MUSIC. Music is the best option of all & always preferred by many. Many people in modern world love to play guitar. This project is made with an aim of teaching guitar to beginning guitar players. The project is helpful for teaching how to play basic chords of guitar in an easy, effective and…...

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