EyeRing could help the blind see the world in a new way

Eyering video - augmented reality technology

MIT researchers aim to turn fiction into fact with the help of augmented reality It is common practice in science-fiction for technology to be seen as a cure for various disabilities. While writers in the genre regularly exaggerate the capabilities of technology and science, augmented reality may be turning science-fiction into fact. Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new device called the EyeRing that makes use of augmented reality to assist the visually impaired. The EyeRing is capable of turning visual data into auditory information,…

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