Microsoft's Seeing AI now available on Android: app for blind and low vision users

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On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Microsoft unveiled a major update to Seeing AI, its free app that narrates the world for blind and low-vision users. The biggest news? Seeing AI is now available on Android devices for the first time, reaching billions of potential users worldwide.

The latest Android version is equipped with the latest AI advancements, including richer photo descriptions. You can now get detailed captions about what’s happening in the image, going beyond basic summaries.

Additionally, you can chat with your documents and ask questions about scanned documents, such as menu items, product prices, or article summaries.

Seeing AI empowers blind and low-vision individuals with features like:

  • Reading Mail and Text: Hear emails, messages, and notes read aloud instantly.
  • Identifying Products: Scan barcodes to learn product names and package information.
  • Understanding Photos: Explore captured scenes with audio descriptions and object identification.
  • Much More: Currency recognition, color identification, handwriting reading, and more.

With over 3 billion active Android users worldwide, Seeing AI can potentially make a life-changing impact on countless individuals. 

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