Wireless, lightweight and compacted into the size of finger, OrCam MyEye 2.0's breakthrough assistive technology instantly reads printed and digital text aloud: newspapers, books, restaurant menus, signs, product labels, computer and smartphone screens. Instant face recognition improves social situations. Identification of consumer products, colors and money notes provides a refreshing level of independence. Magnetically mounted on the wearer’s eyeglasses or sunglasses frame and weighing less than an ounce, OrCam MyEye 2.0 is the only wearable artificial vision tech that is activated by an intuitive pointing gesture or simply by following the wearer's gaze – allowing for hands-free use without the need of a smartphone or Wi-Fi.
A Day in the Life With OrCam MyEye 2
OrCam MyEye 2.0 - 2018
Read Text. Be independent.Reads any printed or digital text: newspapers, books, restaurant menus, signs, product labels, computer and smartphone screens - all become accessible to you in an instant. Recognizes simple hand gestures. Ideal for use at work or at school, at home or on the go. Good for all ages and any level of vision loss.
Recognize faces.Real-time identification of faces. Following a quick one-time entry process, previously stored faces of people who are important to you â€“ family members, friends, co-workers â€“ are seamlessly recognized and announced by your own voice tag once they come into the OrCam MyEye 2.0 smart cameraâ€™s view. Up to 100 faces of individuals can be stored. Great in social situations and gives independence.
Identify products.OrCam MyEye 2.0 has a database of millions of product bar-codes and stores up to 150 of your favorite products â€“ such as supermarket items, drugstore necessities and credit cards - instantly communicating them through your own voice tag, enabling an independent shopping experience.
Identify Money Notes.Make paying using cash a breeze with money note identification.
Color Detection.Pick out a shirt, choose a gift, shop with confidence with quick and accurate color detection.
Telling Time.Time and date are conveniently announced with a turn of the wrist. Fit in with everyone with this ergonomic gesture.
â€śOrCam is a life changing device, giving me independence and the ability to read again.â€ť-OrCam MyEye 2 user Pedro Liz
OrCam MyEye 2.0 is the culmination of intense research and development by leading minds in the Computer Vision and Machine Learning fields. â€śWith OrCam MyEye 2.0 we have developed an end-to-end solution that employs Computer Vision not only in the principal feature flow, but also in the user interface itself,â€ť said Prof. Amnon Shashua, Co-founder, Chairman and CTO. â€śThousands of users around the world have incorporated OrCamâ€™s technology and rely on it in their daily lives. The second generation OrCam MyEye 2.0 will enable many thousands more to adopt the revolutionary device.â€ť
According to the World Health Organization, over 3% of the world population is blind or visually impaired. A recent American Community Survey found that nearly 7.5 million Americans are affected by a visual disability. According to the National Institutes of Health's National Eye Institute, the number of people with visual impairment or blindness in the United States is expected to double to more than 8 million by 2050.
"Our mission is to empower people who are blind, partially sighted, and have reading difficulties, including dyslexia and other conditions, to study, work, and live their lives with a high degree of independence," said Mr. Ziv Aviram, OrCam Co-founder, President and CEO. â€śTo most effectively impact the quality of life of our users, OrCam will continue to innovate and contribute to humanity through breakthrough artificial vision technology.