OrCam Develops Devices to Assist the Blind and Visually Impaired
OrCam Technologies Ltd. is a start-up founded by Hebrew University Professor Amnon Shashua and Mr. Ziv Aviran, who also co-founded Mobileye in 1999. Mobileye is based on Hebrew University Technology.
OrCam develops devices that assist the blind and visually impaired, using a camera and smart algorithms. Users of MyEye2 can identify and read text--enabling them an unprecedented degree of independence. According to a second quarter 2019 Global Healthcare published by CB Insights (a New York based data company), OrCam was valued as having a private market value of over $1 billion, making it one of only 38 companies worldwide to be labeled a "unicorn."
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