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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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Israeli life-changing technologies

New video showing how Israeli innovations ReWalk, EyeControl and OrCam are giving the disabled back their lives. https://www.youtube.com/embed/BNEC8XLj8KU?rel=0

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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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An intelligent extra eye

Israel’s OrCam has moved on from its camera that helps visually impaired. It has now launched MyMe – an augmented attention device that gives you an extra eye and ear. It can perform face recognition, speech to text translation, time … Continue reading

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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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Israeli glasses allow the blind to read

Israeli start-up OrCam has developed a camera-based system that will “read” to the visually impaired whilst on the move. So OrCam employee Liat Negrin, visually impaired since childhood, can pick up a can of vegetables in a grocery store and … Continue reading

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