Ray-Ban Meta Glasses: Where Do The Fashionable Smart Glasses Stand On Accessibility?

January 11, 2024
A young individual with blonde hair and Ray Ban Meta glasses, dressed in a beige fleece outfit, looks away from the camera with a thoughtful expression. They are outdoors with what appears to be part of a bridge structure in the background. The image is framed with a dotted pattern on a green background.

The Ray-Ban Meta Glasses have set a new standard in blending style with communications. As we embrace these innovations, it’s crucial to consider their accessibility potential, particularly for people who are blind or who have low-vision. This is where the potential integration of Envision’s app with Ray-Ban Meta Glasses could bridge significant accessibility gaps.

Exploring Ray-Ban Meta Glasses

The Ray-Ban Meta Glasses are the epitome of sleek design, blending compact electronic components with a classic aesthetic. With built-in cameras, open-ear audio, and intuitive touch controls, these glasses provide a seamless multimedia experience and act as a primitive AI assistant. Users can capture photos and videos, listen to music, and even receive phone calls – all integrated into the pair of smart glasses.

Check out this reel of Karthik Mahadevan, CEO and co-founder at Envision, trying out his pair of Ray-Ban Meta Glasses

Bridging the Gap in Accessibility

While Ray-Ban Meta Glasses bring a range of conveniences, their current design primarily serves the sighted community. Envision, known for its AI-powered apps and smart glasses, has the potential to enhance the accessibility of Ray-Ban Meta Glasses for those who are blind or have low vision.

The award-winning free Envision software which reads text, and recognizes faces, and objects, while describing scenes in phenomenal detail, could potentially help Ray-Ban Meta Glasses Users access information about the visual world.

Imagine s user who is blind receiving an audio description of the scenery around them or getting navigational help in an unfamiliar area, all through the stylish frames of Ray-Ban Meta Glasses. This could be a game-changer in terms of accessibility in wearable tech.


The Ray-Ban Meta Glasses represent an exciting step forward in wearable technology. However, the true potential of these devices lies in their ability to cater to all users, including those in the blind and low-vision community. Hinting at the possibility of having the Envision app on the Ray-Ban Meta Glasses pushes the boundaries of inclusive innovation, paving the way for a future where technology truly serves everyone.

While we await the possibilities of such integrations, explore the world of accessible technology with Envision’s existing products. Discover how the Envision Glasses and app are already transforming the lives of the blind and low-vision community by visiting our store and downloading our free app.

Stay tuned for more groundbreaking developments in the field of accessible technology!