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Smart Vision Device Launched

Vision-Aid has entered into a collaboration with Smart Health Global Technologies (P) Ltd, Bengaluru and Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai to assemble a revolutionary new device called Smart Vision. This device uses Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision to help the visually impaired “see”. 

The first prototype of the Smart Vision has been already tested by Aravind Eye Hospital, (AEH) Madurai, LVPEI Hyderabad, and others and feedback given for improvements has been incorporated. 

The release of the 2nd Generation of the device with significant upgrades is ready! A launch  event is planned at Aravind Eye Hospital, Chennai  in January 2022. The event will be co-sponsored by Aravind, Vision-Aid, SHG and Rotary in Chennai with participants from many locations expected. 


Smart Vision Device is a wearable device for the blind/visually impaired incorporating Artificial Intelligence, Machine Vision and Machine Learning. It is a Virtual guide to the blind & improves their ability to navigate.

Features include

  • Object detection
  • Reads texts in multiple Indian languages
  • Walking assistant
  • Facial recognition
  • Braille coded keys for easy operation
  • Smart touch based device
  • Smart touch based device
  • Voice recognition
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Light and portable

In August 2021, Rotary Club of Madras East in partnership with Aravind Eye Hospital has  distributed some of these new devices to the visually impaired beneficiaries and had held an event to mark this distribution. The event was covered in the media. A link to the press release in The Hindu, on this event is below.

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