Amnon Shashua

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The MyEye wearer points to whatever it is they want to “see” or read, and the  device takes a photograph. Sophisticated software processes what is in front of it and then, in the case of text, reads it back.

When Amnon Shashua’s aunt began to lose her sight, she asked her nephew to find a solution. He was better placed than most to fulfil that request: a (...)

Intel’s Brian Krzanich, Mobileye’s Amnon Shahua and BMW’s Klaus Froehlich: Intel announced its intention to acquire Mobileye in March. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

About three years ago, the chip giant Intel seemed like a bystander in Silicon Valley’s race to develop self-driving cars. Google was zooming ahead, p(...)

The Orcam device clips on to the wearer’s glasses and is designed to both recognise and speak “text in the wild”, a term used to describe newspaper articles as well as bus numbers, and objects as diverse as landmarks, traffic lights and the faces of friends. Photograph: Orcam via The New York Times

Liat Negrin, an Israeli who has been visually impaired since childhood, walked into a grocery store here recently, picked up a can of vegetables and e(...)