OrCam is a leader in personal, wearable AI assistive technology platforms.
OrCam harnesses the power of artificial vision to assist people who are visually impaired.
OrCam was jointly founded in 2010 by Prof. Amnon Shashua and Mr. Ziv Aviram. The company is headquartered in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, with offices in London, UK and New York, New York.
OrCam has created a technologically advanced device unique in its ability to provide visual aid through a discreet wearable platform and simple easy-to-use interface which serves to enhance the daily lives of people with vision loss.
OrCam's flagship product include OrCam MyEye 2 assistive technology device, aportable, artificial vision devices that allow visually impaired people to understand text and identify objects through audio feedback, describing what they are unable to see.
OrCam has also launched its newest assistive technology device, the handheld OrCam Read, the first-of-its-kind handheld reader is meticulously designed for people with reading difficulties stemming from mild to moderate vision impairment, reading fatigue, dyslexia, aphasia, and other conditions, as well as for those who read large volumes of text, empowering them with real-time responsiveness.
OrCam has appointed Lionel Messi, the global soccer legend to advocate for technology-enabled accessibility for blind and visually impaired communtiy. The company's flagship OrCam MyEye 2 assistive technology device was named to the TIME Best Inventions of 2019 list.
OrCam is backed by Intel Capital, Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings, Meitav Investment House and others. The company has raised a total of $86.4M in funding to date. OrCam achieved a $1B valuation after it had raised a $30.4M investment in Feb 2018.