OrCam is already one of Israel’s startup successes, with a device that literally helps the blind to “see”.

It reads text to the user – anything from a newspaper to a cereal packet. It also recognizes people, identifies objects, and helps the user find their way around.

The Jerusalem-based company was established by Prof. Amnon Shashua and Ziv Aviram, founders of Mobileye, the driver assistance system that Intel bought in 2017 for $15.3 billion.

OrCam launched MyEye for blind and visually impaired people in 2015 and has now refined its technology to help children with dyslexia, ADHD and other special educational needs.

The new OrCam device offers the same “point and read” function, but it goes much further. The pupil can read to the device and it will score their performance, provide feedback, and help them with difficult words.

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