EyeRing: an eye on a finger

@inproceedings{Nanayakkara2012EyeRingAE,
  title={EyeRing: an eye on a finger},
  author={Suranga Nanayakkara and Roy Shilkrot and Pattie Maes},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
  year={2012}
}
Finger-worn devices are a greatly underutilized form of interaction with the surrounding world. By putting a camera on a finger we show that many visual analysis applications, for visually impaired people as well as the sighted, prove seamless and easy. We present EyeRing, a ring mounted camera, to enable applications such as identifying currency and navigating, as well as helping sighted people to tour an unknown city or intuitively translate signage. The ring apparatus is autonomous, however… CONTINUE READING

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