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"Smart Glasses" With New Object Recognition Technology Will Help Registered Blind People Navigate Unfamiliar Places, University of Oxford Study



11/1/2013 6:58:56 AM

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A pair of "smart glasses" could help registered blind and partially sighted people navigate public places by translating signs into audible speech. A Royal Society Brian Mercer Award for Innovation was awarded to Dr Stephen Hicks of the University of Oxford for the development of glasses that will improve the independence of thousands of people.

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