Wearable Devices

Technology is always on the move and advances made benefit visually impaired individuals. . You can now walk down the street, go shopping or sit in a restaurant looking just the same as anybody else, wearing glasses …… but behind those glasses the magic reads signs or menu’s to you, magnifies faces and objects and helps you find your way around
Sight Seekers will feature some of the latest wearable accesibility devices now available.

Orcom My Eye 2.0

ORCAM My Eye 2.0ORCAm, an artificial vision device with a lightweight smart camera that instantly reads text aloud- from any surface – and recognizes faces, products, money notes and barcodes in real time for blind and partially sighted people
All packed into a tiny device the size of your finger.

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NU Eyes Pro

NU Eyes Pro

NU Eyes Pro is the first lightweight, head worn video magnifier system for the visually impaired. The video camera projects the magnified images or textt onto the inside of the 2 video screens. Size, contrast and brightness can be adjusted using the included wireless remote control or simple voice commands.
In addition the NU Eyes Pro can useOCR to convert text and read it to the user as well as scanBar codes and QR codes.

 

eSight 3 Glasses

eSight 3 GlassesThe innovative eSight 3 eye wear makes it possible for people who suffer from Macular Degeneration and related eye conditions to see faces of loved ones and to read again. eSight houses a high-speed, high-definition camera that captures everything the user is looking at.
Looking much like a pair of sunglasses, this technology includes a high-resolution video camera and video screens, as well as regular prescription lenses. Using zoom in/zoom out, contrast and colour optimization, edge enhancement and brightness control, eSight Eyewear enhances whatever the wearer is looking at to maximize their remaining eyesight.
eSight Eyewear is personalized for each individual – the algorithms are programmed according to the individual's eye condition and their preferred activities. As well, the individual's
prescription lenses are built right into the Eyewear.

 

Using your Smart Device as an Assistive Device.

 

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Using aSmart Phone as an Assistive Device for the Visually Impaired, is facilitated by the Accessibility features included in the Operating Systems of the Smart Device. These features generally include Font Size and Colour, Magnification,Zoom and Screenreader Speech. In addition, the Speech Recognition feature allows the user to give verbal commands. Finally, there are a vast number of Apps, specifically created to assist Visually Impaired users. These Apps include OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to read printed documents, Video Magnifiers, Object / Colour / Currency Identifiers, GPS (Global Positioning Systems) Apps for route and destination guidance and interactive Video / Voice / Messaging Assistance.
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Seeing AI nowavailale in South Africa!

Seeing AI LogoA free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the low vision community, this research project harnesses the power of AI to describe people, text and objects

Complete multiple tasks with one app

Switch between channels to tune the description of what’s in front of the camera.

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Envision AI - iOS Identifier App

Envision AI LogoEnvision enables people with visual impairment to live more independently. With Envision, visually impaired users can shop in supermarkets, use public transport, read menu cards in restaurants, recognise their friends, find their belongings and so much more, all on their own.

 

Victor Reader Trek

Victor Reader Trek with GPSVictor Reader Trek with GPS.
 Navigate the world around you and that latest best seller with one consistent physical experience!

 

 

 

 

Orbit Reader 20

Orbit Reader 20Developed by APH, Orbit Research, and the Transforming Braille Group, the Orbit Reader 20 stands alone or connects to a computer or mobile device. Its stand-alone capabilities include reading, writing, and file management. Orbit Reader 20 starts as a reader displaying the content of files stored on the SD™ card.
In Remote mode, the Orbit Reader 20 becomes a terminal that displays the braille for the app running on the phone, tablet, or PC. It works via Bluetooth® wireless technology with iOS and Android™ devices and through USB or Bluetooth for Windows®, Mac®, and any other operating systems.

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Prodigi Connect 12.

Prodigi Connect 12Prodigi Connect 12 Magnifier.

Humanware unveils Prodigi Connect 12 – An integrated Magnifier and 12” Tablet.
HumanWare is pleased to announce the arrival of the newest member of the award-winning Prodigi family. The Prodigi™ Connect 12 is a highly portable digital magnifier and 12-inch tablet that features an open Android platform with access to more than a million apps and native synchronization to Google's suite of tools.
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