PocketVision- Honor’s AI-powered Smart App for Visually Impaired

At IFA 2019, different companies have introduced different devices. Honor has also made some important announcements regarding its two latest smartphones. Honor has also introduced an AI-powered smart app for visually impaired people. The app called PocketVision and is a good initiative by the company.

PocketVision- Honor’s AI-powered Smart App for Visually Impaired

The app can help visually impaired people to read documents, notes and everything more easily. There are three available modes in the app yet

  • Text-to-Speech Mode
  • Negative Image Mode
  • Zoom-In Mode

The first mode is pretty simple. You point at a text and the phone reads it out loud. It works in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and German. This mode works using the HiAI platform and Optical Character Recognition by converting pictures into text.

The second mode which is actually a Negative Image Mode provides a wide range of colour filters. The filters will enrich the image by improving the contrast of the text.

The last Zoom-In Mode will surely zoom the pictures as its name suggest. It will utilize the cameras of the Honor 20 family and zoom in the text using the volume buttons.

This app is especially designed for 20-series smartphones. However, PocketVision is available at Huawei’s AppGallery. All Honor users can install this app on their phones.

Here is the video from which you can get the better idea about the app

Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on innovation in technology. She likes music, photography, traveling and exploring nature.

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