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The Horus is a wearable device developed to assist blind and visually impaired individuals during their entire day.The device observes, understands, and describes the environment to the user, providing useful information in a discreet way and with the right timing. Horus can help the user by reading texts, recognizing objects, faces and also pedestrian crossings and obstacles. Using bone conduction, the hearing of the user is in no way affected (as opposed to using earphones) and it will be possible to hear the device even in noisy situations.

The Horus is composed of two parts: the first part is a standalone part similar to a pair of sports headphones. The second is a pocket-sized box which the user can wear or carry in a bag. This is also where the battery and the processor are located. The user will interact with Horus in several ways: with buttons, voice interaction, or by performing simple actions. This allows the device to adapt to different situations of the everyday life and to understand, thanks to its sensors, what is happening around the person, so that it can act accordingly.

Technical Specifications: 

Device: Prototype.

Headphone: Similar to sports headphone. 

Size: Pocket-sized box.

Battery: Included. 

Activation: Button or voice activated.

Features: Face, recognition, mobility assistance, object detection, text reading and spoken interface.

Weight: Lightweight. 

Color: Black and gray.


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Horus Technology is an Italian start-up made of young and dynamic people. The story of Horus Technology began in July 2014 with the first idea of developing Horus, a wearable device assisting blind and visually impaired: using state-of-the-art technology, it will transform visual information into vocal messages the user can listen to. 

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