Personal head-up display is a technology that time should have come now, but despite efforts like Google Glass, it has steadily refused to catch on. There is an amazing potential in between [Basel Saleh]Although its caption is an IT project, it is a head-up display that provides captions in everyday situations.
The hardware is a small I²C OLED screen with a reflector and a 3D-printed mount attached to a pair of glasses, and it is claimed that it will work with almost any ARM v7 SBC, including the latest Raspberry Pi board. It uses the Vosk Speech Recognition Toolkit to read audio from a USP audio device, which results in the text being displayed on the screen.
The device is virtually shown in the video below the break, and we can’t comment on its usefulness without trying it ourselves, but in addition to the novelty we see that it can have a significant impact as accessibility support. But it is also an electronic bubble fish with translation software that we want to see develop, so that careless but ridiculous international misunderstandings can be shared by all.
Regular readers will find that we’ve come up with lots of HUD tomography for you in the past.