A pair of smart glasses for the blind. Powered by Android Things and TensorFlow.
Ever thought how is the life of a blind person, their life is full of risk. They can’t even walk alone through a busy street or through a park. They shall need some assistance from others. They are also curious about the beauty of the world, they should have will be the excitement to explore the world, and to be aware of what is happening in front of them. Even though they can find their own things without anyone’s need. So,How we solve this?
We are introducing Sight!
Simply, Sight is a pair of smart glasses for the blind. By using Sight, a person can able to know what is going on in front of him.
How Sight Works:-
Sight is developed with a raspberry pi 3 and Google android things.
Sight does have three main parts, a raspberry pi 3 (powered by android things), camera and a button. When the person press the button on the Sight, The Sight will take a picture and analyze the image using tensor flow and detect what is that picture is about, then using a speaker or headphone, the Sight will voice assist the person about that picture.
This is how sight works!
How you can make a Sight yourself!
Its easy, Just follow the steps below to make one yourself!
Here are the components and materials that you needed to do this project. Take your time and collect everything!
- Raspberry Pi 3
- Raspberry Pi Camera Module(5 Mp)
- Micro push button
- 1K resistor
- General purpose PCB
- Soldering iron
- Soldering lead
- Android Things
- Android Studio
Installing Android Things On Raspberry Pi
First thing first,
Go to the android things webpage Here and then click on CONSOLE menu on the top bar of the web page.
You should sign in first, Sign in with any of your google account.
- Click on the CREATE A PRODUCT button.
- You should get a popup window,!
- Enter your product name in the product name field.
- Select Raspberry Pi 3 from the SOM type.
- Leave the OEM partition size field as default.
- Give some description about your product in the description field.
Source: SIGHT: For the Blind