Computer vision for the blind

Supersense is the smartest and simplest scanner application for the blind and the visually impaired. It is fueled by unique AI technology and a super-accessible user interface.

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Supersense is supported by leading organizations

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Explore Surroundings

You can scan your physical environment and hear about the objects and people that are around, or you can take a picture of your environment and hear the estimated distance of surroundings

Smart Scan

Automatically detects what you are trying to scan and starts reading accordingly. Scan and read letters, documents, books, currency, barcode, and more

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How does Supersense help?

1. Radically simplified for blind users.

You don't need to be tech-savvy to use Supersense. The screens are very simple and and you can even use the app without tapping any buttons.

2. Guides you on how to point the camera.

You don't need to be good at holding the smartphone camera. Supersense provides verbal guidance to help you point the camera for the best angle.

3. Automatically figures out which mode you want

You don't need to navigate between menus to scan basic
things like short text, currency, or a barcode. Smart Scanning mode
figures out what you are scanning and automatically switches to the
appropriate mode.

4. Reliable and fast text reading

Supersense is the fastest and most accurate text scanner and reader. It uses proprietary techniques to increase accuracy with even the blurry images.

5. Read images from other applications

You can read images imported from other applications like
Facebook or Whatsapp using Supersense.

6. Cutting-edge experimental technology from latest research

The Supersense team is constantly testing out new, innovative features that have never been tried before. You will get to try and contribute to many experimental features.

What do people say about Supersense?

An innovative and extremely useful app with an intuitive guidance system and the ability to read and recognize a myriad of things, including documents and imported photos. The groovy processing music is definitely another plus.
- Precious from the ride
On iOS AppStore

Totally blind dude using this app and it makes me frigging unstoppable. It really works for fully blind people. I love it.
- Gooey Brain
On Google Play Store

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Download Supersense

Supersense is one of the most downloaded and highest rated apps for the blind on both App Store and Google Play. We constantly add new features and try experimental features. Download and try it for free!

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Let's Talk!

We love to talk to people from the visually impaired and the blind community, people who want to help our mission, or people who just want to see if we can collaborate in any ways.

We are based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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