Free Trend Report Free 2018 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.

Keynotes.org Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

VisionSim Shows the World Through Impared Eyes

 - Sep 6, 2011
References: brailleinstitute.org & springwise
It's tough to imagine what it would be like to live with a degenerative eye disease such as glaucoma or cataracts, but a new app by the Braille Institute called VisionSim gives users the opportunity to see the world through the eyes of the visually impaired.
VisionSim allows users to pick a degenerative eye diseases from a list, and using the built-in camera displays images as they appear to someone with that disease. According to the Braille Institute, the app was created to "foster understanding and compassion for the millions of people affected by these eye conditions."

The VisionSim app is available for the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.