March 23, 2022 by Steve Sheridan
Allison interviews Anat Nulman from RealThing AI about their voice-operated smartphone designed for people who are blind or visually impaired. The RealSAM Pocket enables the user to easily communicate by phone or text and stream content even when they can’t see what’s on the screen. RealSAM Pocket software runs on top of Android on a standard Samsung Galaxy smartphone. RealSAM Pocket is a closed system so the user only interacts with it through voice commands, making usage and navigation very simple.
Commands are grouped into areas of Communications (e.g. Call …, Add contact …), Assistance (e.g. What’s the time?, Where am I?), and Entertainment (e.g. Read me a Book, Play me a Podcast). RealSAM Pocket also comes with four assistive technology features: Be My Eyes, Video Magnifier, Optical Character Recognition (including handwriting), and Object Identification. The setting is the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference show floor at the Marriot in Anaheim, CA.
Learn more About RealSAM Pocket at https://realsam.us/pocket