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Microsoft’s Seeing AI app helps the blind 'see' everything around them


by Thomas McMullan Microsoft has released an AI-powered app that can speak about what it sees in front of it. Microsoft has released an app for iPhone, designed to translate the visual world into an audible experience for those with vision impairments. Making use of artificial intelligence for image recognition, and natural language processing, Seeing AI uses the smartphone’s camera to capture what’s happening around the user, then relay this through speech.

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