iVisit, a company out of Santa Monica, California that specializes in video teleconferencing applications, has teamed up with the National Institutes of Health to turn a mobile phone’s camera into an eye for the blind. Using advanced image recognition software to identify what is in front of the phone, the system reads off what it is seeing.
Here’s a demo video of the software in action:
Press release: iVisit Rx Wins 1st Place in CTIA Wireless 2009(R) CTIA E-Tech Awards for Innovation in Enterprise & Vertical – Healthcare Solution…
System brochure: iVisit SeeStar / SeeScan