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Eyecan (Know What's Around You)

Last updated on Friday, November 26, 2021 - 12:07 by AbdullahZubair
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Eyecan is the most intelligent assistive app that helps blind and visually impaired users to read, find objects and explore places independently. It gives them a set of digital eyes to make the physical world more accessible.

Features of Eyecan:


The app has advanced features with good GPS accuracy, search option for places, Nearby places. Users get the details of nearby places like the contact number and the address.

Read Anything:

Very smooth and fast reader for reading texts, documents and hand written pages using our real-time OCR feature.

Hassle Free Scanning of Documents:

You can export and edit the scanned documents. You can also share the documents and PDFs from other applications or your phone gallery. Share the files to Eyecan and let Eyecan tell you in your regional language what's written in the document.

Know Your Surroundings:

A new way of knowing your surroundings. This feature helps you to locate specific objects such as a person, a dog, a door, a staircase etc. through your phone camera.

Also, it describes the surroundings. For example: "There are kids playing in the park".

Explore the unfamiliar places and get to know what is around you in both Hindi and English language.

Eyecan app has full talk back support and the team is working on bringing multiple regional languages in the app. We have developed it with the principle of human-centered design and with the detailed feedback of early stakeholders who themselves are visually impaired.

To maximize the potential of our cause, we have partnered with many organizations who are working for similar causes.