Karthik Mahadevan and Karthik Kannan are behind a company that is developing smart glasses for vision-impaired people. Envision, which is based in The Netherlands, also has an app offering customers a host of visual recognition features.They provide wearers benefits like detailed descriptions of the settings they are in, ability to make video calls and turn text into speech.
Envision glasses are equipped with an eight-megapixel camera, Wifi and Bluetooth , USB audio and battery life of up to six hours.
The glasses cost 3,268.91 euros (over Rs 2.7 lakh), according to the envision website.
The founders of Envision, Karthik Kannan and Karthik Mahadevan, say they are passionate about computer vision and designing tools that empower people.