Honor launches a new AI-powered smart app for the visually impaired

by admin on Sep 09, 2019
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At this year’s IFA, Honor introduced a new color option for Honor 20 Pro, a bigger market schedule for its Honor Band 5 and likewise a brand-new smart application that helps visually damaged users to check out the text.

The app is called PocketVision, and it’s powered by Honor’s AI and the high-resolution video camera on the Honor 20-series smart devices. The app can assist people with impaired vision to check out documents, food selections, as well as whatever in between. There are three available modes thus far – Text-to-Speech Mode, Zoom-In Mode, and Adverse Picture Mode.

The first one is rather obvious – you point at a text, and the phone reads it aloud. It operates in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, and also German utilizing the HiAI platform and Optical Personality Recognition (OCR) by transforming photos into text.

The Zoom-In Mode makes use of the 48MP primary video camera on the Honor 20 household and also the 8MP telephoto lens to focus on the message using the volume buttons, providing excellent text clarity. And finally, the Unfavorable Photo Mode offers a broad range of shade filters to improve the picture by boosting the comparison of the message.

PocketVision is readily available at Huawei’s AppGallery as well as can be mounted on all Honor smartphones. However, it will work best on the Honor 20-series.