Microsoft makes app for the blind

Microsoft makes app for the blind

Tech July 13, 2017 08:39

london - Microsoft has developed a special app for blind and partially sighted people. The free app for iOS describes '' people, text and objects '' that are located in the vicinity of the user. The talking app uses artificial intelligence (AI) and hot Seeing AI.

Seeing AI is currently available only in Apple's App Store in the United States. The app can scan texts and convert them into spoken word. Seeing AI is also able to scan barcodes for products so that users know what he has in his hands. Pieces indicate that the bar code is displayed on the scanner. Furthermore, the app can recognize people and see how their mood is. Seeing AI can also describe landscapes and recognize money.

Seeing AI was presented on a Microsoft event in London on Wednesday.

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