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Recent developments in technology have brought good news for the blind and the visually impaired. An Israeli device to assist such people is the first on the market — and far more inexpensive than alternative technologies being developed.

The OrCam Artificial Vision Device doesn’t actually restore vision, explained Erez Naaman, vice president of engineering at the Jerusalem-based maker of the device. “We do the next best thing — to help the visually impaired navigate the world with a low-cost device and without invasive procedures.”
Read more: Blind can ‘see’ with Israeli-developed camera system | The Times of Israel http://www.timesofisrael.com/blind-can-see-with-israeli-developed-camera-system/#ixzz2xvtZkTt8
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Written by semit

4. april 2014 hos 16:44

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