The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has unveiled a new application which is powered by the Artificial Intelligence and the new application is meant for the visually impaired called PocketVision, the company unveiled the app at the IFA event.
The new PocketVision app will work as a personal assistant for the people with impaired vision, the app will help the users to read various items such as documents, menus, etc. The application is coming with three modes – Text-to-Speech Mode, Zoom-In Mode, and Negative Image Mode.
The first one will allow you to point at a text and the device will read it out loud. The application will work in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and German. The app is based on the HiAI platform and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) by converting pictures into text.
Moving to the Zoom-In Mode powered with the camera of the Honor 20 series and that will zoom in on the text using the volume buttons with superb text clarity. And the Negative Image Mode offers a wide range of colour filters to give the best image by improving the contrast of the text.
Speaking about the availability, the all new PocketVision is available in the Huawei’s AppGallery and the app can be installed on all Honor smartphones, but it will perform best on the Honor 20-series.