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"Be My Eyes" Sees The Future Of Community Service

  • Gigaom, Friday, January 16, 2015 11:13 AM
Smartphones have far greater applications that just selfies and casual gaming. Take “Be My Eyes” -- a new app that connects people with the visually impaired when they need help navigating the world around them. “It’s quite a simple concept,” GigaOm reports. “Visually-impaired people use the camera on their mobile device to shoot live video of whatever it is they need distinguishing or reading, and a sighted volunteer on the other end tells them what they need to know.”

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