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New Camera to Help the Legally Blind

New Camera to Help the Legally Blind

Until recently, the only hope for those living with blindness or low vision was to basically get used to their condition. No cure was available other than adapting to their new circumstances. That was until Amnon Shashua, a professor of computer science at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem decided to create the OrCam. This new […]

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New Technology: Artificial Eyes to See in the Dark

New Technology: Artificial Eyes to See in the Dark

We’ve all imagined having night vision. The ability to see in the dark without having to turn on a light or walk around with a flashlight is the stuff dreams are made of. But we could never see in the dark. We’ve evolved to see in the light, we aren’t creatures at the bottom of […]

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New Study Says Eye Exercises Can Improve Vision Around Natural Blind Spot

New Study Says Eye Exercises Can Improve Vision Around Natural Blind Spot

You have a blind spot in both of your eyes, but there’s no need to panic because everybody is in the same boat. The blind spot is the result of the optic nerve we all have in each eye. This carries messages to the brain that are interpreted as images. Because of the lack of […]

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Can Augmented Reality Help the Blind See?

Can Augmented Reality Help the Blind See?

Augmented reality (AR) has dominated tech news for the past year. New advances in the field have been heralded as game-changers for people of every walk of life. It’s not hard to see why. AR’s potential applications are about as limitless as human creativity, and more and more thinkers and industry leaders have discussed potential […]

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Can Computers Mimic a Human Visual System?

Can Computers Mimic a Human Visual System?

It sounds like the premise to a blockbuster sci-fi film – computers that “see” like humans. Far-fetched, but you may be seeing it (and it may be seeing you) just around the corner. While we’re not quite there yet, a recently released study from a team of MIT neurosurgeons suggests that new computer models behave […]

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Could a ‘Bionic Eye’ Be the Answer to Treating AMD?

Could a ‘Bionic Eye’ Be the Answer to Treating AMD?

There’s some sci-fi-loving bit of all of us that gets a little tingly whenever the word “bionic” appears. Of course, we do have to inform you straight away that nothing in this article is necessarily going to get us any closer to having a functioning Terminator; however, the technology we’re talking about might be one […]

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