Tushar Chugh
Published © MIT

Smart Cap: Vision For The Visually Impaired

Smart Cap is an assistant for visually impaired which narrates the description of scene.

IntermediateFull instructions providedOver 2 days17,894

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Amazon Echo
Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Creative USB webcam
Any webcam or RPi camera module can be used
Power Bank 5v
Any 5v power bank to power Raspberry Pi. Preferably 1,000mAh or higher

Software apps and online services

AWS DynamoDB
Amazon Web Services AWS DynamoDB
AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda
Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure
Used Microsoft cognitive services for image recognition


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Smart cap Code


Tushar Chugh

Tushar Chugh

2 projects • 29 followers
Graduate Student at Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Thanks to Bhupati and Aditya MSK.