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iPhone plus smart glasses have become their "eyes"

via:威锋网     time:2017/11/23 8:30:57     readed:64

When Nick Canto wore this spectacle, a voice was sent out through his iPhone, describing everything around him.

"I saw the statue of George Mason" a lady's voice, came out from the iPhone. "It's tall, with a scroll on the left hand side." And near Nick Canto, there are two of his brothers. Yes, they are totally blind triplets.

Nick Canto is not wearing ordinary glasses, of course, which is a specially designed for the blind blinds, it can help blind and visually impaired people, but also to better the daily work. The glasses equipped with a camera, and then the camera will shoot the picture sent to the remote dai li there, then the remote dai li will see the real-time information that they see, sent to the user.

Nick Canto helped a friend named Erin Cater, one of about 100 web-based remote dailies the company has in the United States, and Nick Canto's eyes 2700 kilometers apart.

And with the help of high tech, on a warm autumn morning Nick Canto visited this beautiful university with his brother and his father, together with the admissions officer at George Mason University. It is reported that these brothers are very good academic performance, they graduated from high school in June this year, and then will be delayed to go to college one year, they will travel to the suburbs of Boston's Carroll Center for the Blind for a six-month intensive training courses , Learn the skills needed to live independently.

But now, through the iPhone and this smart glasses, they finally feel the good feeling in the university campus, they can smell the taste of autumn leaves, hear the sound of falling leaves in the distance, feel the vitality of students in science and technology With the help of them, they can experience the unprecedented details in their daily life.

"Is this a pebble?" Nick Canto can ask about the Erin Cater on the iPhone side, and Erin Cater describes the environment around him based on precise, real-time details. She mentioned that a student in a blue vest came up and walked beside him by pushing a black dining car.

For Nick, all of these new information will bring him more improvement. He even wanted to go hiking on foot and then enjoy the scenery on the top of the hill. Now he could not wait to want someone in his own ear to describe the top of the mountain for himself.

For Aira Eyewear, there are hundreds of other customers like Nick, and Suman Kanuganti had the idea of ​​creating such a product when playing with a pair of Google glasses in 2013 because there was a blind friend around Suman Kanuganti . He then founded Aira in 2015 and conducted a large-scale trial in 2016, after which he launched the service.

In their words, he hopes all blind friends can learn how to use "eyes" instead of brains. Although they lack a senses, they can find a dai li person for this organ!

We all know that Apple has always wanted more accessibility and smarter accessibility for more visually impaired or blind friends, and many of the iPhone's accessibility features are very friendly to these friends. I did not expect this smart glasses can also be used in this way iPhone, perhaps in the end, when Apple developed AR glasses, but also get more inspiration and maybe.

Of course, we also hope that science and technology will continue to develop and create a better life for all of us.

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