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CamIO

CamIO (short for “Camera Input-Output”) is a system to make physical objects (such as documents, maps, devices and 3D models) accessible to blind and visually impaired persons, by providing real-time audio feedback in response to the location on an object that the user is touching. 

Click here for link to YouTube video demo of CamIO.

A four-year grant from NIH/NEI (R01EY025332) was received in March 2016 to fund CamIO!

See a presentation (pdf available here) of the latest CamIO research on March 3, 2017 at the CSUN Assistive Technology 2017 conference in San Diego.

Tabs

  • Miele Lab

    This innovative team conducts cutting-edge research into accessibility technology for blind and visually-impaired people of all ages. 

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  • Coughlan Lab

    The goal of our laboratory is to develop and test assistive technology for blind and visually impaired persons that is enabled by computer vision and other sensor technologies.

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