Microsoft’s New App Tells Visually Impaired People What’s in Front of Them

by Carolyn Nicander Mohr
One of the best uses of technology is helping people overcome challenges. Seeing AI, a free new app from Microsoft, does just that for people who are blind or visually impaired. Seeing AI combines the phone’s camera and artificial intelligence to identify places, objects and people. The app then announces what it sees so people who are blind or visually impaired will know wha ...Read the full article

Seeing AI app from Microsoft

Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of AI to open up the visual world and describe nearby people, text and objects. Seeing AI demonstrates how technology can make the world more inclusive. Available in the iOS App Store. For more information, visit http://SeeingAI.com