Assistive Vision

Tech aids in visual or navigational improvements for the visually impaired

Implications - One of the most important aspects of technological developments is their ability to aid and empower those with various disabilities, and this fact holds up for visual impairments. Innovations in this field have led to a wide range of accessibility related developments for individuals who have these impairments – from enhancing navigational abilities, to improving sight. This shift speaks to the possibilities in this field, as it strays well past vision itself and has potential uses in everything from medicine and tech, to fashion, design and architecture.
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Accessorized Navigation Wearables - This Navigation Device is Worn Like a Bracelet or Necklace
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This Quarter and V. Hot 1,456 Clicks Pub: Aug 3, 17
Accessorized Navigation Wearables
This Navigation Device is Worn Like a Bracelet or Necklace
These accessorized navigation wearables are offering partially sighted people greater independence by providing them with a reliable way to navigate point A to point B. For some people with visual... [More]
Vision-Restoring Visors - The eSight 3 Improves Vision for the Legally Blind
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This Year and Hot 1,563 Clicks Pub: Feb 15, 17
Vision-Restoring Visors
The eSight 3 Improves Vision for the Legally Blind
The majority of people with visual impairments—those who qualify as legally blind — have some degree of sight, and the eSight 3 is a new device that maximizes those people’s vision.... [More]
Blind-Assisting Beacon Systems - This Subway Navigation System Helps to Guide Blind Passengers
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Average 2,292 Clicks Pub: Jul 1, 15
Blind-Assisting Beacon Systems
This Subway Navigation System Helps to Guide Blind Passengers
Eugene Gao is set to design a new subway navigation system that would rely on Bluetooth beacons to guide blind passengers between stations. Gao came up with the idea for the project after reading... [More]
Directional GPS Sunglasses - These Glasses Feature a GPS Function to Aid the Visually Impaired
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Warm 1,432 Clicks Pub: Sep 26, 16
Directional GPS Sunglasses
These Glasses Feature a GPS Function to Aid the Visually Impaired
Designed by Tomas Moyano and Nicolas Aichino, these sunglasses are outfitted with a GPS function that enables the visually impaired to be directed using auditory cues rather than visual. Many... [More]
Assistive AR Sight Apps - Samsung's Relúmĭno Helps to Users with Vision Impairments to See Better
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This Quarter and Warm 210 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 17
Assistive AR Sight Apps
Samsung's Relúmĭno Helps to Users with Vision Impairments to See Better
C-Lab, Samsung’s in-house incubator, recently launched an augmented reality app called ‘Relúmĭno’ that will assist those with vision impairments. The app for the most newly... [More]
Narrative Visual Impairment Apps - Microsoft's 'Seeing AI' Can Narrate the World Around You
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This Year and Warm 197 Clicks Pub: Jul 14, 17
Narrative Visual Impairment Apps
Microsoft's 'Seeing AI' Can Narrate the World Around You
Microsoft’s ‘Seeing AI’ is a new development that’s proving that artificial intelligence has a purpose that extends past entertainment value. ‘Seeing AI’ is a... [More]
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