Ask Epi: “Be My Eyes” Crowdsources Vision for the Visually Impaired

Written by Epi Ludvik

Epi Ludvik Nekaj’s weekly vlog shares insights on crowd economy trends, crowdsourcing and more.

In this week’s video I am talking about “Be My Eyes” as an example of how we can use our time to help people through crowdsourcing resources. Be My Eyes is an iPhone app that enables visually impaired people to request help when they need to know what’s in front of them, often very quick and simple things like does this tie match the shirt; or handbag match the dress; before I open it, is there a label on this package that’s arrived?

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About Author

Epi Ludvik

Epi Ludvik is the Founder & CEO of Crowdsourcing Week and BOLD Awards. In 2008, he created Ludvik + Partners - one of New York’s hottest boutique virtual ad agencies built on a 100% crowdsourcing model. Epi is one of the pioneers in the crowdsourcing ad space, an industry expert and thought leader in entertainment advertising - including public relations, event production, experiential marketing, consumer advertising and digital marketing. Epi earned a BS in Advertising & Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and has been a serial entrepreneur since graduation. His varied and global experiences throughout his career have taken him across the US and Asia, where he honed his skills in advertising and media with high-profile clients and power brands.

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