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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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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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Orcam becomes a Unicorn

Artificial vision device company OrCam (see here) has just raised $30.4 million of funds that values the company at $1 billion – giving it the financial status known as a “Unicorn”. OrCam’s founders Aviram and Amnon Shashua also co-founded Mobileye … Continue reading

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See hear for the latest from Orcam

Israel’s Orcam – developers of the speaking glasses for the visually impaired – have been busy.  Activities include demonstrating the MyReader product at the British Dyslexia Association’s International Conference in Oxford.  And launching MyEye for Hebrew speakers. http://www.orcam.com/blog/httpwww-orcam-combloghttpwww-orcam-comblogorcam-in-the-community-2/

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Intel backs OrCam’s glasses for the blind

Intel Capital is investing $15-20 million in Israeli artificial vision company OrCam Technologies. OrCam develops a range of visual improvement products for the visually impaired including a system enabling them to read content and interpret the world around them. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-intel-invests-20m-in-artificial-vision-co-orcam-1000927831

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OrCam glasses are now available

(Thanks to Israel21c) In my 9th June newsletter I reported that Israeli start-up OrCam’s camera-based system will “read” to the visually impaired whilst on the move. Well the revolutionary spectacles are now being shipped at a cost of $2,500 a … Continue reading

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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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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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