Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital in Delhi, India, has launched artificial intelligence (AI)-powered smart vision glasses to offer effective assistance for the visually impaired and blind, reported IANS.

Developed by Vision Aid India and Bengaluru-based firm SHG Technologies, the lightweight wearable device features artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology.

Equipped with a camera and a sensor, the smart glasses are capable of projecting images and provide walking assistance, thus offering interactive, interesting, and independent world for the visual impaired patients.

Featuring face recognition capabilities, the glasses also come with a smart earpiece which is designed to read and understand. This information is then relayed to the user.

Additional features of the device include GPS navigation and voice assistance to help to navigate and avoid obstacles.

Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital executive director and CEO Umang Mathur was cited by the news agency as saying: “Technology has the power to revolutionise the lives of individuals with visual impairments, and we are proud to be at the forefront of this progress of eradicating blindness from the country.

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“The smart vision glasses represent a significant step towards enhancing the quality of life for the visually impaired and blind patients. It is our firm belief that healthcare is a basic human right and should be accessible to all, regardless of their economic status or physical condition.”