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What Gentex’s Acquisition Of eSight Means For The Low-Vision Eyewear Market

Earlier this month, ahead of the start of the annual world-famous Consumer Electronics show held in Las Vegas, Gentex corporation announced its acquisition of Toronto-based eSight. Back in 2006, the latter was one of the first tech startups to make a serious bid to address the complex sight enhancement eyewear market which involves the use of medical devices in the form of electronic glasses designed to boost the sight of people living with vision impairments by deploying camera and display...
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Gentex Announces eSight Acquisition Set to Showcase Advanced Vision Tech at CES 2024

Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) announced today the asset acquisition of eSight, a leading provider of vision enhancement technologies, to develop and manufacture the next generation of mobile electronic eyewear designed to help people living with visual impairments. Gentex will prominently feature eSight’s next-gen technology at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024. Gentex is a technology company and a long-time supplier of electro-optical products for the global automotive, aerospace, and fire protection industries. Read more >>
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eSight Sales And Marketing Director Roland Mattern Talks Glasses, Technology And Accessibility, More In Interview

On its website, eSight describes its wearable as “innovative glasses [which] can help people with significant central vision loss often achieve 20/20 enhanced vision.” Called “lightweight, sleek, and comfortable,” the glasses feature a high-definition camera which captures images that, using advanced algorithms, are optimized and enhanced before being shown to the wearer on two OLED screens for each eye. Read more >>
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Anything is possible’: Life-changing tech lets visually impaired Calgary master’s student see clearly

Faizan Kazani, currently in the second year of his master's degree in creativity and change leadership, uses a set of goggles to help him read assignments. The device is made by the eSight Corporation. They look like a virtual reality headset but smaller. The electronic glasses are equipped with a high-definition camera that captures everything in front of the wearer. Kazani found out about eSight through a Google search while he was looking for technology that could help him. Kazani...
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Gift of new technology allows legally blind university student see

A legally blind university student in Sault Ste. Marie was recently gifted a pair of high-tech goggles to help her with schooling – and navigating her life. S.i. Systems, a Canadian information technology staffing firm, recently gifted Arnold along with three other Canadians eSight 4s. eSight 4s are a cutting-edge piece of technology that can bring sight to people with a wide range of eye conditions. The wearable vision enhancement system is designed for central vision loss and manufactured by...
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AAOpt 2023: A look into eSight’s wearable technologies

Roland Mattern and Gary Foster caught up with Optometry Times during the 2023 American Academy of Optometry meeting in New Orleans to share what's new with eSight. Roland Mattern:Hi there, I'm Roland Mattern, Director of Sales Marketing for eSight. Gary Foster: I'm Gary Foster. I've been wearing eSight since 2015. We're at AAO in New Orleans 2023, showcasing our wearable technologies simply designed for central vision loss and low vision patients. The eSight Go features a wider field of view...
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5 Kinds of Tech Designed to Support People With Disabilities

From voice assistants and smart home devices to smart hearing aids and more, technology is improving accessibility in a variety of ways. Technology may often be flashy and futuristic, but it's also grown in areas of accessibility and inclusivity. For people with disabilities, tech tools are not mere conveniences, they are gateways to a more accessible world. Partial vision? No problem. AR glasses like the eSight or Orcam MyEye are saving the day. They can magnify and clarify visual details,...
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Q&A: What you need to know about assistive eye wear for blind, visually impaired patients

According to the Optometrists Network, one in six adults older than 45 years and one in four older than 75 has low vision, which can affect one’s ability to perform multiple tasks such as reading, driving and viewing TV or computer screens. Some wearable visual aid devices, including the OrCam MyEye Pro and eSight, Envision and IrisVision glasses, use small cameras and enhanced footage on small screens to help improve residual vision in those with low vision. "Electronic assistive glasses...
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eSight, portable electronic eyewear

eSight CEO, Aaron Tutwiler "We've commercialized a device called the esight four the fourth generation of our technology that we've developed over the last 10 plus years, the way esight works is we are a head mounted wearable device where we position a high definition digital camera and high definition screens in front of the eyes of the patient so they're able to enhance what their natural vision." Read more >>
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eSight prepares to release next generation of its technology

“The ability of the technology to really have a dramatic impact of an individual’s life,” is one of the most exciting parts of Aaron Tutwiler’s role as CEO of eSight. Speaking to OT, Tutwiler explained that eSight, a company that produces a device to help enhance vision, has reached the fourth generation of its technology, with new product eSight Go expected to reach market later this year. The company has developed a head-mounted device that positions a high-definition camera and...
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