Augmented-Reality Glasses for Legally Navigating Blind

Startup VA-ST thinks its depth-sensing glasses can help people with little sight get around more easily.

Hicks, a neuroscience and visual prosthetics research fellow at the University of Oxford, is the cofounder of VA-ST, a startup that emerged from the university that’s building glasses that use a depth sensor and software to highlight the outlines of nearby people and objects and simplify their features.

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More information: http://www.technologyreview.com/news/538491/augmented-reality-glasses-could-help-legally-blind-navigate/

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