Thursday 19 May 2022

Amal Glass launches version 2 of smart glasses for blind

DUBAI, September 27, 2021

Amal Glass, a Dubai-based company has launched Version 2 of the unique features Smart glasses for the blind and visually impaired people.

It utilizes Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enable the users to become self-dependent and eliminates the need for multiple devices or guide dogs and human assistance.

Amal Glass Version 2 is completely new and has unique features. It supports Arabic and English languages with plans for adding Spanish, French and Hindi. The Mobile Application running on the Android system makes it affordable and updatable.

It reads the texts of books, magazines, computer screens, cell phone screens, signboards and ATMs. Visually impaired people can go on shopping alone at any time and confidently pay the cash and get back the correct amount, it can recognize over 100 banknotes from across the world.

The company has started Amal Glass V2 production on a pilot basis. Mohammed Islam, the company’s Head of Development said: “The response it has generated has been tremendous in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sultanate of Oman, Kuwait, Turkey, India and the UK. It got amazing customer feedback and received inquiries from the US, Korea, Argentina and Brazil.”

It also allows the users to identify the surrounding objects like cars, street signs and furniture. The users can seek help from family members or friends by sending SMS with their current location to pre-registered three contacts. It offers to download over 15 additional applications from Amal Glass Application Store.

The first Specified Application store for blind and visually impaired people enables the user to download new applications or install future updates. Amal Glass can reads more than 100 languages and translates them to Arabic or English.

The glass allows recording notes and playing voice notes like shopping lists and things to do.   It eliminated the need for braille watches or talking watches – it can tell the exact time, date and day along with the stopwatch feature. It has a flashlight and guides about Qibla direction. – TradeArabia News Service


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