Tag - eSight

Brian able to see wife for first time ever

Brian Casey thought he would never see properly again after losing his sight nearly 27 years ago.
The former mechanic, who lives in Fleetwood, was left with virtually no vision after two fluke sports injuries occurred within exactly a year of each other.
But thanks to a remarkable piece of technology, Brian has been able to see clearly and even managed to look upon his wife Beverly’s face for the first time ever. Brian, 51, enjoyed what he calls a “life […]

Blind Saskatchewan Rush fan, embracing eSight lenses, never misses a play

Every Saskatchewan Rush play is an eye-opening experience for Bobbi Janzen.
The legally blind Saskatoon woman has watched every Rush home game this season thanks to pair of eSight glasses she fundraised for last year.
“It’s amazing. These are things I didn’t even know existed — from down to the net to the lacrosse sticks themselves, the ball,” Janzen said. “I hadn’t seen a ball in motion in my life, so putting those glasses on and seeing these things, reading jerseys, […]

See That Smile

Forget virtual reality; Christian Cardenas is seeing in actual reality for the first time.
“I can see you,” Christian told Jeff Fenton, marketing director for eSight, as he turned on Christian’s new eSight glasses. Christian was not shy about telling everyone Friday morning he could see them, and it was not just their shapes and voices registering. He was seeing them for the first time.
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AR for the Blind

If you watched Star Trek in the 1980s and 1990s, you probably remember Geordi La Forge. He was blind but made use of a special visor placed over his eyes to see. A similar visor exists today. It is called “eSight”. This incredible technological innovation makes use of virtual reality as well as augmented reality. Specifically, the Geordie la Forge-esque eye visor uses camera screens and processors. Two screens are placed in front of the eyes to display images […]

Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

The headsets from eSight transmit images from a forward-facing camera to small internal screens — one for each eye — in a way that beams the video into the wearer’s peripheral vision. That turns out to be all that some people with limited vision, even legal blindness, need to see things they never could before. That’s because many visual impairments degrade central vision while leaving peripheral vision largely intact. Watch now >>

These high-tech glasses let the legally blind see

eSight is releasing a new product on Tuesday that helps blind people see. The glasses, which look similar to a VR headset, work for 4 out of 5 legally blind people and the company already has more than a thousand users.
Recently, CNBC watched a 9-year-old boy try them on and clearly see for the first time. Read more >>