ophthalmology

Wearable devices can reduce collision risk in blind people

Wearable devices can reduce collision risk in blind people

A wearable computer vision device can reduce collisions for both people who are blind or those who are visually impaired and using a long cane and/or guide dog by 37 percent, compared to using other mobility aids alone.

Nanophotonic optical element slim VR glasses

Nanophotonic optical element slim VR glasses

New optical elements that could revolutionize VR/AR glasses. At its heart is a nanophotonic optical element, which the developers call a metasurface.

Bionic eye: Computer model fosters improvements

Bionic eye: Computer model fosters improvements

Researchers develop signals that could bring color vision and improved clarity to prosthesis for the blind.

AI platform to assess blood vessel anomalies

AI platform to assess blood vessel anomalies

Researchers have developed an AI platform that could one day be used in a system to assess vascular and eye diseases.

Implants can give artificial vision to the blind

Implants can give artificial vision to the blind

Researchers have developed a new type of retinal implant that partially restores the visual field and can significantly improve the quality of life.

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Researchers have demonstrated a novel multifunctional ultrathin contact lens sensor layer with transistors that may revolutionise the manufacture of smart contact lenses.

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