Microsoft's Seeing AI app uses artificial intelligence to narrate the world for visually impaired


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Originally published at: http://www.myce.com/news/microsofts-seeing-ai-app-uses-artificial-intelligence-narrate-world-visually-impaired-82250/

Microsoft has released Seeing AI, an app targeted at visually impaired that is able to provide information about the world around the user. It uses artificial intelligence to describe people, text and objects through the iPhone camera.


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I find it particularly interesting that this Microsoft product is only available for Apple users. I guess Microsoft doesn’t want to look anti-competitive?