OrCam MyEye Demonstration

June 29, 2016 12:13 pm

This morning members of the iSightCornwall team met with OrCam for a demonstration of the OrCam MyEye artificial vision device.

The OrCam MyEye is a portable device that can be mounted onto a pair of glasses allowing visually impaired people to understand text and identify objects and individuals.

The MyEye has 3 main functions:

Read

Can read printed materials such as newspapers and restaurant menus as well as digital text such as television and e-mail.

Product Recognition

Can identify new products and recognise previously entered products such as money notes and bank cards.

Face Recognition

Can identify the faces of individuals previously photographed with the devices built-in camera and announce their name.

The below video shows our Assistive Technology Officer, Rod testing the OrCam MyEye’s facial recognition capabilities.

If you would like to know more about this device or for information on any of our other assistive technology please contact us on 01872 261110.

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