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    Amazon Alexa Show and Tell is a boon for the visually impaired

    It is adept at recognising pantry items thanks to advanced computer vision and ML.
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    Re: Amazon Alexa Show and Tell is a boon for the visually impaired

    ME: Alexa what am i holding
    Alexa: O my !,,,,,, your girlfriend must be very happy.

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    Re: Amazon Alexa Show and Tell is a boon for the visually impaired

    The main idea is great especially for blind persons. But what for then is displayed the small letters text on the screen?

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    Re: Amazon Alexa Show and Tell is a boon for the visually impaired

    That is a superb implementation of a technology and kudos for doing it.

    I still won't consider having one in the house, however.

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    Re: Amazon Alexa Show and Tell is a boon for the visually impaired

    Quote Originally Posted by Gentle Viking View Post
    ME: Alexa what am i holding
    Alexa: O my !,,,,,, your girlfriend must be very happy.
    Chocolate??

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    Re: Amazon Alexa Show and Tell is a boon for the visually impaired

    Guess what. Forget about personal data with these tools!

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    Re: Amazon Alexa Show and Tell is a boon for the visually impaired

    Quote Originally Posted by sinhaomar View Post
    Guess what. Forget about personal data with these tools!
    Agreed, and it's why I won't use them .... but in this specific case, the benefits to the user might even justify that.

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    Re: Amazon Alexa Show and Tell is a boon for the visually impaired

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