Lionel Messi helps young blind fan by sending him life-changing OrCam
World-famous soccer star Lionel Messi helps out young blind Arsenal football fan by sending him life-changing pair of OrCam glasses… as Barcelona superstar heads up campaign to aid visually-impaired children
By KISHAN VAGHELA FOR MAILONLINE
Lionel Messi has come to the aid of a young blind Arsenal fan after sending the child a life-changing pair of glasses produced by OrCam Technologies.
The Barcelona star has linked up with the Israel-based company to launch a partnership with them to increase awareness of the challenges faced by the blind and the visually impaired community globally.
Every year, Messi will gift the OrCam MyEye device to people with inspiring stories who are blind or visually impaired, some of whom he will personally meet in Barcelona.
Lionel Messi has sent a young blind Arsenal fan a life-changing pair of OrCam glasses. Messi has linked up with OrCam to raise awareness about challenges blind people face daily. These individuals will then consequently become members of the so-called ‘OrCam Dream Team,’ which is led by Messi.
Wearable technology for people who are blind or visually impaired. OrCam MyEye 2 Pro, the most advanced wearable assistive technology device for the blind and visually impaired, that reads, recognizes faces, identifies products, and much more. OrCam devices such as OrCam MyEye are portable, artificial vision devices that allow visually impaired people to understand text and identify objects through audio feedback, describing what they are unable to see.
Helping people with Macular degeneration, Stargardt’s disease, Diabetic retinopathy, Retinitis pigmentosa, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Albinism, Leber’s disease, Cone-rod dystrophy, Neuro-ophthalmology disorders, and other vision impairments.