HoloLens

HoloLens 2: Enhanced Vision through Augmented Reality

Microsoft’s HoloLens glasses proved to be a life-changing tool for people with vision impairment. Enhancing vision by projecting bright colors onto the retina, the glasses yielded amazing results in a 2019 study for patients with retinitis pigmentosa. They increased mobility by 50 percent and grasping of nearby objects by 70 percent. The glasses also improved […]

amazon echo frames

Echo Frames – Smart glasses with Alexa

Amazon is Earth’s biggest selection of books, electronics, apparel, and more.  The company also offers a myriad of Echo and Alexa devices which help several people live more independently.  One of their newest products is their Echo Frames! If you haven’t heard of the Echo Frames yet, in sum, they are smart glasses with open-ear […]

A Vision of Improving Veterans’ Lives

As we recently celebrated Veterans Day, now is a fitting time to explore the ways in which we can give back to the brave men and women who have served this country. For veterans with disabilities living in Indiana, one of the best sources of support is the Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST) at the Richard […]

EyesOnBoard Glasses: No More Motion Sickness

If you’re someone who gets motion sickness, you know what it feels like — dizziness, headache, nausea and just not feeling well. Motion sickness affects up to 67% of passengers, and it is caused by a conflict between visual perception and balance perception, particularly in the inner ears. It can become debilitating, whether on a […]

Blincam : Hands-Free Camera

The sky was an absolute masterpiece last night: it was painted with the most beautiful red and orange hues.  Unfortunately, I was driving on my way home from work and wasn’t able to get my phone out to capture its essence.  Have you ever had moments like this?  Have you ever wished you could just take […]

Sony Smart EyeGlass

Sony is challenging Google Glass with its current prototype of Sony Smart EyeGlass.  Sony’s new smart specs are comparable to Google Glass in several ways, but are much more obtrusive appearing like a pair of unwieldy 3D glasses. The Sony Smart EyeGlass acts like a secondary screen for an Android smartphone, connecting via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.  Once paired, the glasses will […]