Is tech for older people?

Or asking a 92 year old person to wear a virtual reality headset to watch TV.   ...

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Posted by elodie at 12:04PM

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SightPlus on holidays

A few of our users have taken SightPlus on holidays, across Europe. Their experiences, shared through testimonials, pictures and videos, illustrate the uniqueness of the device's potential.  "I have just been on holiday in France.  I used SightPlus in churches, art galories, museums and to look at feature of architecture and landscape.  Very helpful.  I suggest you might consider "SightPlus puts seeing ...

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Posted by elodie at 03:56PM

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APPLY NOW for Post Doctoral Researcher! Exciting collaborative project between Give Vision, Aston University and Moorfield's eye hospital - make a real difference to low vision patients

Job description Applications are invited for a full-time Post-Doctoral Researcher to work within the School of Life and Health Sciences under Professor James Wolffsohn in a collaboration with our industry partner. The successful candidate will work on an Innovate UK-funded project to develop and evaluate vision enhancement solutions for low vision patients. The project is a collaboration between Aston University and the small-to-medium enterprise company Give ...

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From Libby to Charlie

Last year, we were selected by the British House - the UK's home away from home at Rio 2016 - to showcase SightPlus during the Paralympics. We then got in touch with Gold medalist and record breaking Paralympian Libby Clegg, leading to her and her former Judo Paralympian boyfriend Dan Powell trying SightPlus at our office. Libby and Dan were featured by BBC Click testing SightPlus for the first time and the segment was aired on Dec 3rd for the 'World Disability Day!'. BBC Breakfast also invi...

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Posted by elodie at 11:08AM

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GiveVision Improves Sight with AR & VR | WIRED Health 2017 | WIRED Events

GiveVision is almost certainly the first WIRED Health startup that has brought the entire judging panel close to tears. The startup has created a vision aid, SightPlus, for people with severe sight impairments, by combining augmented reality and virtual reality. It works by beaming light into the parts of the eye that are still functional, to create a clearer picture of their surroundings and help fill in gaps. A prototype is being trialled, and co-founder Stan Karpenko showed a video of eigh...

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Posted by piotr at 09:14AM

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