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Israel shines at virtual CES 2021

The International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2021 – the first to be held virtually, featured more than two dozen Israeli-founded companies – 19 in the virtual Israeli pavilion. Two, OrCam (reported here previously) and Voiceitt, had already won CES 2021 … Continue reading

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Innovation award for accessibility

Israel’s Orcam (reported here previously) has won a CES 2021 “Best of Innovation” award in the accessibility category by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), for its handheld digital device that reads full pages or screens of text aloud from any … Continue reading

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OrCam wins German innovation prize

Israel’s OrCam (see here) is the first Israeli company to win Germany’s NRW.INVEST award. The annual prize is given to four exemplary companies that strengthen innovation impetus and bring new products, services and processes to North Rhine-Westphalia and Germany. https://www.jpost.com/jpost-tech/israel-tech-company-orcam-wins-german-innovation-prize-642762 … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi has a vision

Israel’s OrCam Technologies (reported here previously) has engaged soccer legend Lionel Messi to help promote its AI-based wearable devices to help the blind and visually impaired read texts. Messi will give free MyEye devices to the visually impaired and increase … Continue reading

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Smart spectacles now can focus

The MyEye device for the visually impaired, from Israel’s OrCam (reported here previously) has been upgraded to include Smart Reader. The wearer can now ask the AI device to focus on specific items – e.g. only to read out the … Continue reading

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OrCam’s new products

As reported previously (12th Jan), Israel’s OrCam wowed delegates at CES 2020 with OrCam Hear and a new MyEye2. It also showcased OrCam Read – that vocalizes printed or digital texts in real time. And OrCam MyMe – a wearable … Continue reading

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A PA for the blind and deaf

At CES 2020, Israel’s OrCam launched an upgraded MyEye 2 with AI and voice commands. It has become a wearable Personal Assistant for the visually disabled. OrCam also won the show’s “Best Innovation” award for OrCam Hear, for the hard-of-hearing … Continue reading

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The best site at the Buenos Aires Book Fair

Israel’s booth at the Buenos Aires Book Fair was awarded the prize for Best Site in the “Countries,” category at what is considered the most well-attended book fair in the Spanish-speaking world. At the booth, Israel’s Orcam donated a device … Continue reading

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Democratic and visionary

Israel’s OrCam provided its MyEye2 device to enable many visually impaired to vote in Israel’s general election. Escorts helped others to vote. 22,000 of Israel’s 6.3 million voters are legally blind plus another 100,000 have visual impairments. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israels-orcam-to-help-blind-people-cast-vote-independently/

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Never forget a face

I reported previously (Jan 2016) when Israel’s OrCam launched MyEye – a device for the visually impaired that recognizes faces and translates speech to text. Now, the OrCam MyMe wearable camera identifies people you meet and links to a work-balance … Continue reading

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