AI detecting Eye Problems!

AI 94% Accuracy detecting Eye Problems

The AI system developed by DeepMind with Moorfields eye hospital and University College London is capable of referring patients with 94% accuracy.

original post from the guardian.com

A new machine-learning system is as good as the best human experts at detecting eye problems and referring patients for treatment, say scientists.

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Science Museum App for VI

The Science Museum app for visitors with visual impairments

If you’re planning on visiting the Information Age gallery at London’s Science Museum, make sure you download the free Audio Eyes app first.

Available for iOS phones or tablets, this neat app unlocks audio descriptions of the environment, key objects, and tactile displays, and rather than guide the visitor, it responds to their movements around the gallery.

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Volunteers needed – Wearable Tech!

volunteers needed for outreach event for Wearable Tech

UCL Engineering outreach event for Wearable Tech!

My name is Dan I am from University College London’s engineering department and we were wondering if any of your members or colleagues could help us at all on the morning of Monday the 23rd of July.

We are based in Bloomsbury, London (https://goo.gl/maps/YXyGHwZviJL2)

  • Guests would come and chat to groups of three 17-18 year olds.
  • They would last around 10 minutes each and will be a relaxed affair.
  • We will, of course, be providing lunch for the volunteers.

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Top Assistive VI Tech!

Top assistive technology and apps for people with sight loss

original Article on disabilityhorizons.com by Emma Purcell

Have you recently lost your sight and want to know what technology is available to you? Or have you had a sight impairment the majority of your life and are interested in upgrading your devices? Emma Purcell, who is registered blind, takes us through some of the best assistive technology and apps around.

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Eye test APP: Peek Acuity!

Peek Acuity is a smartphone-based vision check app. It has been engineered by eye experts and allows anyone to check visual acuity using only an Android smartphone.

Peek Acuity is designed to help screen and identify people who need further examination.  It is not intended to replace detailed examinations from a qualified optometrist. Continue reading Eye test APP: Peek Acuity!