Orcam mounted on top of a pair of glasses

Wearables

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Wearable devices are available that can assist people with sight loss. These usually consist of a pair of smart glasses and in some cases, a smartphone. Examples include:

  • AIRA: Using video-equipped smart glasses and an iOS or Android app, Aira provides access to a network of sighted professional agents who remotely assist people with almost anything they want to do. Not a smartphone user? Aira’s new Horizon smart glasses are an all-in-one kit that connects an Aira user to a professionally trained agent.
  • eSight Eyewear: eSight is worn like a regular pair of glasses. It houses a high-speed, high-definition camera that captures everything you are looking at, showing it on two near-to-eye displays. Advanced, algorithms optimize and enhance the footage so your eyes can truly see it in real-time, including peripheral vision.
  • NuEyes: NuEyes Pro is a removable, visual prosthetic featuring ODG smart glasses in a lightweight, wireless device. Voice activated for people with sight loss, it works with either the included wireless controller or voice commands.
  • Orcam: This breakthrough wearable artificial-vision device contains an intuitive, lightweight smart camera that instantly reads printed and digital text aloud . It recognizes faces, products and paper mone, all in real-time.