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Submission + - Camera-toting EyeRing could help blind people to "see" objects (gizmag.com)

cylonlover writes: Generally speaking, the vast majority of augmented reality applications that enhance the world around us by overlaying digital content on images displayed on smartphone, tablet or computer screens are aimed squarely at the sighted user. A team from the Fluid Interfaces Group at MIT's Media Lab has developed a chunky finger-worn device called EyeRing that translates images of objects captured through a camera lens into aural feedback to aid the blind.
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Camera-toting EyeRing could help blind people to "see" objects

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