Someone who is blind or visually impaired may still want to take photos with a DSLR Camera and share them with family, friends, and connections who can see. Blink, "Cheese!" app offers everyone, including sighted people, a way to control their camera with their gaze and a blink.
What it does .
using facial recognition technology with eye tracking and IBM Bluemix (Watson), analyze the pre-image scene,
How I built it
using Xcode, iPhone X / XS, and IBM Watson / BlueMix
Challenges I ran into .
parsing the JSON data for the DSLR camera requires sequential action to trigger the camera (open shutter, close shutter).
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
a complete MVP demo
What I learned
the importance of inclusivity and the focus on creating solutions for nearly 100% of potential users.
What's next for
Blink, "Cheese!" finish the app to comply with App Store Guidelines