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Wearable Devices for the Visually Impaired.

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.

  OCR Glasses Video Magnifier Glasses
  Envision OCR glasses

Orcam MyEye OCR Glasses

eSight 3 Video Magnifier Glasses NuEyes Pro Video Magnifier Glasses AceSight 1 Video Magnifier Glasses
  Envision Glasses Orcam MyEye eSight 3 NuEyss Pro AceSight 1


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.


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