At first the headsets look like any other VR or AR device, theverge.com reports. But eSight uses augmented reality headsets and digital technology -- not to create a fantasy world, but to help bring the real world to people who are legally blind.
The headsets use a high-speed HD camera and two OLED displays and processes video algorithmically to enhance contrast and quality, allowing users with impaired vision to better see the world around them. The device is fully portable and has about six hours of battery life.
The eSight has automatic focus, so that users can switch easily between objects that are close by to long distance. They can also zoom in manually.
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