Lookout uses computer vision to assist people who are blind or have low vision in gaining information about the world around them.
With Lookout, discover your surroundings with the help of AIWhether it's helping to detect cancer cells or drive our cars, artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly larger role in our lives. With Lookout, our goal is to use AI to provide more independence to the nearly 253 million people in the world who are blind or visually impaired.
Google Lookout describes surroundings to visually impaired users using AIGoogle has launched a new app called Lookout, which is designed to give the visually impaired verbal information about their surroundings, using artificial intelligence technology. The app, which was first announced at Google's I/O developer conference last year, is currently available to US users with a Pixel device, although Google Accessibility Engineering product manager Patrick Clary said in a blog post that Google "hope[s] to bring Lookout to more devices, countries and platforms soon."
Google's Lookout app says what it sees for blind users in the USShopping can read barcodes and currency, giving users a way to, say, make sure they're truly holding a $5 bill. Finally, Quick Read can read signs and labels, making it easy to find Exit doors or goods in a grocery store.
Google releases Lookout app that identifies objects for the visually impairedLast year at Google I/O the company announced Lookout: an app that uses AI to help the visually impaired navigate the world. The app can identify objects, read text, scan barcodes and more. Now, Lookout is available on Pixel devices in the US.
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