OrCam headset recognises faces, objects and reads words aloud

The ‘life-changing’ glasses helping blind people to ‘see’: OrCam headset recognises faces, objects and reads words aloudDevice looks like a small camera attached to the side of a pair of glassesIt uses optical character reading (OCR) tech to read printed materialsThe gadget’s makers said it can also recognise faces and productsResearchers have been trialling the glasses in the US and UK  By Colin Fernandez for the Daily Mail Published: 16:00, 5 May 2016 | Updated: 19:16, 5 May 2016 A pair of glasses that is able to ‘read’ text and convert it into speech allowing blind and visually impaired people has been tested by scientists.The device looks like a small camera attached to the side of a pair of glasses.Using OCR – optical character reading – technology, the camera and…


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