"With OrCam MyEye I am now able to buy the correct items in the supermarket and I do not get confused between products as I use my OrCam MyEye to read the labels and make sure I am selecting what I intend to buy," she said.
The device is completely wireless and magnetically mounts onto the user’s eyeglasses or sunglasses frame and weighs less than an ounce. It 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. As all of the operations are processed offline, audio communication of vital visual information happens in real time while ensuring data privacy. Functions such as volume control and reading navigation are performed using a touch pad on the side of the device.