Meet eSight 3, glasses that can give sight to the blind.

October 12, 2018 / Source: Vanguard

For people who are visually impaired, direction-finding is always a big challenge to them, though support canes can help out. Of the 285 million people worldwide considered blind, 86 per cent are legally blind with low vision caused by macular degeneration, glaucoma and other eye conditions.

However, with the latest technological device known as eSight 3, the visually impaired can now see objects.

eSight’s headsets look a lot like any other VR or AR gear out there. But while most virtual reality systems are built to make digital worlds more realistic, the eSight aims to do just the opposite, using augmented reality headsets and digital technology to help bring the real world to individuals who are legally blind.

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