Real-Time feedback to the Blind through 4G LTE

Verizon has partnered with Visus Technology to introduce advanced accessibility tools that promise a higher level of independence for the blind. They are developing Velansense, which is a mobile application suite that utilizes the Verizon 4G LTE network and advanced camera on smartphones to deliver real-time feedback to users who are blind. It will be capable of providing feedback about people, objects and surroundings. It can recognize text, colors, currency, barcodes, and familiar faces.

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