Thanks to the ground-breaking technology, 15-year-old Connor Simpson has gained a level of independence he and his family never thought possible.

OrCam MyEye 2.0, is the size of a finger and allows blind and partially sighted people to read text from emails to books and even on advertising hoardings.

It is able to recognise products and banknotes, and has potential to help those with dyslexia or those learning to speak again after a brain injury.

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