Living with visual impairments may be about to become considerably easier thanks to new software developed by Microsoft.
This is Seeing AI, a mobile app recently launched by the company that uses the camera of their smartphone to identify and describe everything around them – whether they are people, scenery, objects or even texts.
Using the tool is a fairly simple task, if the user points the device to the direction you want. From this, the artificial intelligence of the program describes what it recognizes; with sufficient accuracy even to describe a person’s facial features; estimate their age or tell if it is any of their friends, for example.
Those who are interested in the App Store. Unfortunately; the company has not given any indication that the tool can reach Android, so a good number of platform users will have to cross their fingers and wait patiently.