ARxVision

ARx AI - Gen1.5

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The world made accessible, hands-free

The ARx AI headset is an AI-enabled talking camera for blind and low-vision people. ARx AI connects to Android smartphones and translates visuals into audio.

Listen, scan, or just ask

Just listen to the assistant’s descriptions or ask directly for what you need. For example, ask if your favourite item is on a menu, or for more details about a painting at a museum.

Read the room, and more

Whether you are going to work or just shopping, ARx is designed to be used on the go and integrate into all settings.

Shipping & Returns

Ships within 14 days. You can return your product within 21 days - conditions apply. Shipping cost calculated at checkout.

Compatibility


The ARx Al is compatible with most Android™ phones with a USB-C port and runs on Android 10 or higher. We recommend smartphones with a Qualcomm architecture.

Requirements

The ARx Al accessory requires an Android™  phone with a USB-C port and runs on Android 10 or higher.

Currently available Apps

Microsoft Seeing AI

Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. Seeing AI assists with daily tasks from reading, to describing photos, to identifying products, and more. The app continues to evolve as we hear from the community and AI research advances.

Register here

Navilens

The labels generated by this system are designed so that they can be read at a long distance, without the need to attach or attach and include them in full movement. This is the ideal way for individuals and people with low vision.

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ARx AI App

Specifically designed for the ARx AI headset and features a world class document scanning and question answering experience. The ARx app is an essential as it includes an interactive onboarding tutorial that makes it fun and easy to get started with ARx.

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Get started in minutes

Here's what to expect when you get ARx AI

1. Unboxing experience

Each step of the unboxing has been tailored to be accessible and rewarding. From accessible Navilens code, braille embossed cards, and fabric ribbons.

2. App access

Easily get started by scanning the included QR to download the ARx AI app, just scan and download.

3. Interactive onboarding

Our team of designers and user researchers have designed an interactive onboarding that will introduce you to the basics of using ARx.

4. Resource hub

Have any more questions? Join the community of ARxers, ask questions, suggests new features and become part of the future of accessibility!

CAMERA

Equipped with an 8MP/4K pixel
auto-focus camera running up to 30FPS.

OPEN-EAR AUDIO

Bone-conduction speakers are
non-isolating and do not cover ears.

TACTILE BUTTONS

Five distinctly shaped tactile
buttons recognisable through
touch.

DISCREET

Form matters. ARx does not
cover the face and is lightweight
(only 95g).

Technical specifications

Detailed specification for ARx AI technology

Camera Sensor
  • SONY CMOS Image Sensor IMX179
  • Optical Format 1/3.2"
  • Pixel size: 1.4μm x 1.4μm
  • Picture format: MJPEG / YUV2 (YUYV)
  • Sensitivity: 0.65V/lux-sec@550nm
  • Max resolution: 3264x2448
Camera Lens
  • Focusing Range: 5cm to 100cm
  • Focal Length: 2.05 mm
  • Aperture, F/#: 2.8
  • Field of View (FOV): Horizontal 63°, Vertical 76°

Audio input
  • Direction: Omnidirectional
  • Frequency Range: 100 Hz ~ 10 kHz
  • Sensitivity: -42dB ±3dB @ 94dB SPL
  • S/N Ratio: 59dB
  • Impedance: 450 Ohms
Bone-conduction Audio Output
  • Channels: Stereo
  • Frequency Range: 60Hz - 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: -89dB
  • Impedance: 8Ω
Motion Sensing

9-axis Motion Tracking combining: 3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis
accelerometer, 3-axis compass, Digital Motion Processor

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Is ARx AI compatible with iOS?

For now, ARx AI is only compatible wiht Android smartphones and tablets and is not yet compatible with iPhones. If you are an iPhone user, consider getting an Android device, or register to receive updates when ARx becomes available for iOS.

Why is ARx wired?

Having a cable means a few advantages:

  1. no need to charge the device
  2. easier to integrate with other apps
  3. more power to use cutting edge AI thanks to leveraging smartphone

This means when you upgrade your phone, your ARx headset evolves with it.

How much battery life does ARx have?

The ARx AI headset does not have a battery and is powered by the smartphone’s battery.

The advantage is that you never need to worry about charging the headset however, your phone’s battery will be consumed faster

On average, ARx can last 4 hours on a full charge.

Is my Android phone compatible with ARx AI?
  1. Check compatibility list [LINK]
How many apps are available?
  1. The ARx app and Navilens are currency available from the Google Play Store. Microsoft SeeingAI is available in beta - register here [LINK]
  2. More apps will be coming to the platform.
  3. If you want to see a specific app coming to the platform, contact the developers of the specific app and let them know!
  4. If you are an app developer and want to develop an app for ARx, get in touch here [LINK]
Will there be app updates?

Yes, the ARx app gets updated over time and aims to integrate all latest AI innovations and will integrate more use cases.

Can I wear ARx AI with glasses?
  1. Yes, ARx does not cover the face so you can wear it in combination with glasses
What is bone-conduction?
  1. Regular audio speakers vibrate the air, it’s called air-conduction. Bone-conduction is when speakers emit vibrations directly on cheekbones.
  2. The main advantage of Bone-conduction is that you will be able to hear surroundings simultaneously and will not be isolated like with a regular pair of earbuds or headphones.
Can I answer phone calls?

You can listen to music and take phone calls, however, to answer phone calls you’ll still need to accept the call using your touchscreen. This may change in the near future.

Does ARx AI require an internet connection?

ARx Ai is designed to work offline so document and short text are available offline. However, more advanced features like Q require an internet connection.

Partner apps may have different requirements.