Hearsight Announces Public Launch of Enhanced AR Transcription Accessibility Solution, Compatible with ActiveLook from MICROOLED

SouthBend, IN, USA and Grenoble, FR, June 19, 2024 —Hearsight, a leader in accessibility technology, and MICROOLED, a pioneer inOLED micro-displays, are thrilled to announce the public launch of their innovative AR solution designed for the d/Deaf and hard of hearing community.Following extensive user testing and significant improvements based on user feedback, the production version of the Hearsight app is now available, integrated with MICROOLED’s ActiveLook platform.

Hearsight’s application, which provides real-time speech-to-text for delivery as subtitles for display through augmented reality (AR) glasses, has been refined and enhanced through rigorous beta testing. The feedback received has led to numerous improvements, ensuring an optimal user experience. The collaboration with MICROOLED, leveraging their cutting-edge, low-power, high-brightness OLED micro-displays, has resulted in a highly effective and user-friendly solution.

KeyFeatures and Enhancements:

  1. Real-Time Subtitles: The Hearsight app offers real-time, accurate speech-to-text     conversion, displayed as subtitles on AR glasses, enabling d/Deaf and hard     of hearing users to follow conversations effortlessly.
  2. User-Friendly Interface: The app’s interface has been redesigned for simplicity and ease of use, based on direct feedback from beta testers.
  3. Display Quality: MICROOLED’s OLED micro-displays ensure crystal-clear, high-contrast text, making subtitles easy to read even in varying lighting conditions.
  4. Battery Life: The integration with MICROOLED’s low-power technology ensures that users can rely on the AR glasses for extended periods without frequent recharging.
  5. Compatibility and     Comfort: The app is compatible with iOS and Android devices, and MICROOLED’s ENGO AR eyewear are lightweight and comfortable for daily wear.

Riley Ellingsen, Co-Founder and CEO of Hearsight, stated, "The extensive user feedback we received during the beta phase has been invaluable in refining our application. We are excited to bring this enhanced version to the public, offering an unparalleled assistive technology experience that empowers the d/Deaf and hard of hearing community.Working with MICROOLED's ActiveLook platform has been immensely beneficial, allowing us to integrate with high-quality, efficient displays that elevate our overall user experience."

The public launch marks a significant step forward in accessibility technology, providing a practical and effective solution for individuals with hearing impairments. The Hearsight app is now available for download on the App Store and Google Play, with compatible eyewear available for purchase through MICROOLED’s ENGO Eyewear division.


Hearsight Inc. is a venture-backed accessibility technology startup based in South Bend, Indiana that has developed applications to enhance the lives of individuals who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing. By pairing their software with AR glasses, heARsight provides real-time subtitles through a heads-up display, opening new avenues for accessibility, inclusion, and engagement.

Website: www.gethearsight.com


MICROOLED specializes in the design and manufacture of OLED micro-displays for near-eye applications (outdoor optical equipment, night vision goggles, ocular equipment for medical devices, augmented reality glasses, etc.). MICROOLED is a key partner of the world's best technology integrators with a unique technology that combines high resolution, high brightness and low power consumption. MICROOLED is the leading player in Europe and number two worldwide in its historical markets. The company is now looking to extend its leadership in the sports market withActiveLook®, its open platform of "Light AR" solutions.

Websites: www.microoled.net; www.activelook.net

For media inquiries or more information, please contact:

●     Riley Ellingsen:riley@hearsight.net

●      Jean-François Kitten: jf@licencek.com

●      Thérèse-Marie Communal: tm.communal@licencek.com

●     Anna Azarova (ENG):a.azarova@licencek.com

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