Innovation

GingerMind wins national startup awards 2020 – theme Computer Vision

Their app Eye-D offers blind users location-based features and more, using only a camera .

GingerMind with their app Eye-D won the national startup award in the category of Industry 4.0. They won it in the theme of Computer Vision.

There were a total of 181 contestants in the theme of Industry 4.0. There were 24 contestants in the theme of Computer vision.

Among the other themes in the contest were the following; Big data, Internet of Things, 3D printing, cloud computing, Augmented reality products and Robotics.

GingerMind Technologies Private Limited

GingerMind builds AI-powered smartphone apps and wearables like smartglasses to help the visually impaired function as independently as possible. They also make campuses and workplaces accessible for the visually impaired, using technologies like artificial intelligence and augmented reality. Their app Eye-D offers blind users location-based features and more, using only a camera and internet connection.

Product summary

Eye-D has features like, ‘Where Am I’, ‘Colour Detector’, ‘Around Me’, ‘Object Identification’, and many more. Additionally, any app on a smartphone can integrate with their smart glass, helping the visually impaired navigate around, read documents, find nearby ATMs, identify familiar faces, and more.

Impact

  • GingerMind had a positive impact on the lives of over 40,000 people in India and 70,000 people around the globe spread across over 160 countries.
  • Their product EYE-D helps users read over 1.5 lakh pages every month.

Support & recognition

They received the ASSOCHAM ICT award for social startup of the year in 2017 and were recognised as one of top 50 emerging startups by NASSCOM in Sept 2019.

Website

www.eye-d.in

Finalists in the Robotics theme in the category of Industry 4.0:

PLANYS TECHNOLOGIES PVT LTDRoboticsChennaiTamil Nadu
GENROBOTIC INNOVATIONS PRIVATE LIMITEDRoboticsThiruvananthapuramKerala
SAGAR DEFENCE ENGINEERING PVT LTDRoboticsMumbaiMaharashtra
IROV TECHNOLOGIES PRIVATE LIMITEDRoboticsKochiKerala

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