Image recognition app for the visually impaired
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With the advent of image identification technology, blind and visually impaired people are increasingly able to use their smartphones to help them navigate the world around them. The TapTapSee app translates photographs of 3D objects taken on the user’s smartphone into audible discriptions. Now, BlindTool takes this functionality one step further by removing the need for photographing the object. Instead, the free app automatically recognizes objects within seconds and identifies them verbally. BlindTool is currently in Beta and as Fast CoExist points out, not always entirely accurate. But the app is designed to compensate for these mistakes to some extent;…
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