OrCam: Portable Device + Smart Cam Helps Visually Impaired People

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Meet the OrCam: a smart kit that helps people who are visually impaired get things done. The OrCam is a portable device with a smart camera that mounts on the frame of eyeglasses to assist people who are visually impaired. It recognizes texts, products, and known faces and speaks to the wearer through a mini earpiece.

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In the future, OrCam will be able to recognizes places, colors, and much more. The above video gives you a better idea how this system works. It simply makes life easier for visually impaired individuals. More information is available here.

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