How the Eye Perceives Camouflage Patterns

Posted on October 6th, 2016

  What do you think of when you hear the word camouflage? If the first image that comes to mind is of military uniforms, you’re on the r...

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Help the Blind with this Revolutionary New App

Posted on September 12th, 2016

Every day, visually impaired people eat, run errands, get around the city, and do everything else their non-impaired counterparts do. While many moder...

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5 Reasons to Switch to Internal Freeform Lenses

Posted on September 6th, 2016

Technology can be strange sometimes: everyone seems to know about the incredible advances that have been made to cellphones, computers, cars, and tele...

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Google Joins the Fight against Vision Loss

Posted on August 22nd, 2016

Retinal tests and eye scans have advanced tremendously in the last 30 years, but a new research project being jointly performed by Google and the UK&r...

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An End to Colour Blindness

Posted on August 10th, 2016

Colour blindness, or colour vision deficiency, is a hereditary condition that affects 1 in 12 men and roughly 1 in 200 women worldwide. Although a few...

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The Future of Eye-Tracking Technology

Posted on July 22nd, 2016

Eye-tracking technology itself is not all that new. It is used in retail settings, and in athletic training; your favorite website may use eye-trackin...

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How 3D Movies Can Help Parents Detect Vision Problems

Posted on June 16th, 2016

Three dimensional technology is an exciting way to watch a movie, but it can have another surprising and beneficial side effect – diagnosing vis...

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Experience Blindness in Stunning VR

Posted on June 14th, 2016

It's hard to imagine anything more frightening than losing one of your major senses. And yet some of our most celebrated artists have turned their...

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Watch a Seeing Eye Dog’s Adorable Journey

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Can data help more guide dogs get matched with people who need them? That’s what Jane Russenberger of Guiding Eyes for the Blind is banking on,...

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Are Virtual Reality Headsets Bad For Your Eyes?

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Virtual Reality technology is poised to breakthrough in a big way in 2016, with companies including Facebook, Samsung, Sony and Google all developing...

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Watch A Vision-Impaired Baby See His Mom For The First Time

Posted on June 14th, 2016

  It’s remarkable to live in a day and age where we get a chance to witness a miracle in motion. This is one of those times. Four-month-old Leo Reppon...

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Is Superhuman Vision Possible Outside Of The Movies?

Posted on June 14th, 2016

With summer just around the corner, movie theatres will be packed with movies featuring superheroes with a wide variety of powers including superhuman...

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New “Smart Helmet” Offers X-Ray-Like Vision

Posted on June 14th, 2016

You might remember being a kid and seeing ads in the back of comic books and cereal boxes offering "x-ray glasses" for only $1 dollar that w...

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Five Reasons to Be Cautious of Online Eye Exams

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Recently there's been a surge in popularity of apps and paid online services offering complete eye exams using nothing more than your computer, ta...

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How to Use Your Smartphone To Detect Invisible Colours

Posted on June 13th, 2016

You might not know it, but there's a whole spectrum of colours floating around us that our eyes simply can't see. That's because our eyes...

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