August 25, 2018

Braille Nails

Shieseido’s Braille Nails are a set of 3D-printed press-on nails and a wearable camera badge that can describe nearby objects and environments for the vision impaired. It’s powered by the Google Cloud Vision API and has 85% accuracy. The camera badge recognizes the following gestures: Give a thumbs up to hear a description of what’s in front of you. Point at the sky to hear a weather report. Hold up your hand to hear your current location. Read more

2018 Brian Rose