OrCam MyEye 2.0
For blind and partially sighted people, an artificial vision device with a lightweight smart camera that instantly reads text aloud – from any surface – and recognizes faces, products, and money notes in real time
All packed into a tiny device the size of your finger.
OrCam MyEye 2.0 provides increased independence to wearers who can access newspapers, books, restaurant menus, signs, product labels, computer and smartphone screen, with the device’s Instant face recognition improving social situations. Identification of consumer products, colours, bar codes, labels and money notes makes navigating everyday life more manageable.
OrCam MyEye 2.0 is the only wearable artificial vision technology that is activated by an intuitive pointing gesture or simply by following the wearer's gaze – allowing for hands-free use without the need of a smartphone or Wi-Fi.
In the Media
Every year, TIME highlights the Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun. TIME evaluates each contender based on key factors, including originality, creativity, influence, ambition and effectiveness.
The result: 100 groundbreaking inventions that are changing the way we live, work, play and think about what’s possible.
TIME said ‘For those living with visual impairments, the OrCam MyEye 2 could be a game changer.’