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Google’s upcoming app for guiding the blind sounds kinda brilliant

Google’s upcoming app for guiding the blind sounds kinda brilliant

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Google has been working on improving its AI and computer vision for quite some time now, and it looks like they’re getting pretty darn good at identifying objects. The company is now building a clever Android app that takes advantage of these developments to help the visually impaired understand what’s around them. Lookout is designed to work with Google’s Pixel phones, worn in a lanyard around your neck, or kept in your shirt pocket with the rear camera facing outward. It can recognize things like printed text, signage, people, and objects like chairs and tables, and notify you of their…

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