Smartphone app uses computer vision to identify lost animals

SciPet, a company incubated at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in São Paulo State, Brazil, and formed in 2016, uses computer vision and artificial intelligence to identify animals. The smartphone app CrowdPet is the result of research carried out by the company. It combines two data sources: photographs of lost animals registered by their […]

App Lets People With Sight Guide Blind People Over Video Chat

Being blind must be an extraordinarily difficult, especially in an increasingly digital world. But, a new app seeks to make the lives of the blind a little easier. It’s called Be My Eyes. According to the app’s website, Be My Eyes “connects blind people with volunteer helpers from around the world via live video chat.” […]