Use Google Glass, in spite of the closure of the project, the US decided to startup Aira. Engineers have developed a service audiopodskazok to help navigate the city blind and visually impaired people.
Start Aira creators intend already at the beginning of 2016; The project is now in beta testing. Correct routes help assistants, who will see the information perceived Google Glass. Using the solutions of Aira Force virtually every American: the need to buy their own pair of Google Glass is not, as the service will be available by subscription.
Starting the service is carried out triple Aira touch to a special sensor on the arc. Immediately thereafter, the user communicates assistant who receives from Google Glass streaming video and location information of the client in real time. In addition, the Assistant receives information about traffic in the area and places that may interest the user. It also has information about the history of customers, the contact information of their proxies in the event of emergencies, the data on their preferences – habits, hobbies, frequently visited locations, and favorite cafes.
Who can act as an assistant? A close relative, friend or co-worker Aira. Startup plans to bring to the project and volunteers for people who have nowhere else to turn for help. The developers will take the issues of training and supervision of assistants; in the draft contract stated that the assistant client can only be the person with whom the user is familiar Google Glass and whom he trusts. However, commenting on the potential danger points for assistant startups do not give. Well, it is still interesting that decision stick with GPS, although the rapid discharge of Google Glass could represent a serious danger to the client.
In Aira is not specified whether the Google Glass only gadget that can be used with software developed by startup. It is possible that the project will soon be adapted for glasses and augmented reality helmets HoloLens, Oculus Rift, Mini Augmented Vision, and others.
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