Russian startup develops 3D camera for the visually impaired

Russian startup Oriense is developing glasses that help blind and visually impaired people navigate around obstacles. The product, which was pitched to Samsung last year, is scheduled for release this year, reports the Skolkovo Foundation.


The Orsens 3D Camera combines with GPS technology to analyze the environment and notify the user of obstacles with the help of three-dimensional audio. The user hears sound emanate from the direction of the obstacle in plenty of time to react.


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