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Retinal Projection Digital Camera for Better Accessibility

Date & Time
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 11:20 AM PST  
Location
Grand AB  
Description
We will explain the technology behind the devices we have developed and present a documentary featuring low-vision patients and how their lives have been changed by these devices. RETISSA NEOVIEWER is an accessory viewfinder for a digital camera that features retinal projection technology, which we at QDLaser have been developing for more than a decade. When looking through the camera's viewfinder, a weak laser beam passes through the pupil and projects images that are picked up by the camera directly onto the retina. The projected image is always focus-free, independent of the focusing ability of the eyes. The projected image is clear even in the peripheral area of the retina, which is better than natural vision. Moreover, the optical zooming function of the attached digital camera can provide great magnification to the users. By using this device, some people with low vision can dramatically improve their quality of life, since they can watch things better with retinal projection than with their own impaired vision. We will introduce several stories named “With My Eyes” in the session.  
Audience
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Disability Specific
  • Healthcare & Rehabilitation
  • Research & Development
Audience Level
Beginning  
Session Summary (Abstract)
This session will provide some stories of how people with low vision can improve their quality of life with the help of retinal projection technology. Variations of retinal projection devices will be introduced, including the combination of a camera  
Primary Topic
Blind/Low Vision  
Secondary Topics
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Digital Accessibility
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), & Cross/Mixed Reality (XR)
 
Session Type
Exhibitor Track  

Presenter

  • Yuria Shoji
    QD Laser, Inc.

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