Google Glass App for Users with Low Vision

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Man wearing Google Glass holding a magnified smartphone; image of magified Settings app displayed on wall.

Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers have developed a Google Glass app that enables low vision users to navigate a magnified screen using head movements.  Many low vision users using the smartphone's Zoom feature often lose spatial context of where they are on the screen. This new app helps maintain spatial context by projecting a magnified screen to Google Glass, which the low vision user then navigates using head movements.  Example:  Turning the head to the left, moves the Zoom focus to the left side of the screen.  

Link to Researchers Develop Magnifying Smartphone Screen App for Visually Impaired article.

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