Computer simulator allows visually impaired to drive

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Vision Improvement Device

Scientists from the Universities of Granada and Murcia have created a pioneering device, known as SERBA (in Spanish, Reconfigurable Electric-Optical System for Low Vision), which improves the vision of sight impaired patients.


This reconfigurable platform, which will be updateable via the Internet, is especially useful for pathologies that can lead to blindness (Macular Degeneration, cataracts, Retinitis Pigmentosa, etc.)

[email protected] DIGITAL A team of researchers from the University of Granada, in collaboration with the University of Murcia, has developed a visual aid device which significantly improves the vision of sight impaired patients; especially those suffering from pathologies with a slow progression that can eventually lead to blindness (such as Macular Degeneration, cataracts, etc.). This platform, called SERBA (in Spanish, Reconfigurable Electric-optical System for Low Vision), is the first visual aid unit which is very useful in all circumstances and for all tasks, independently of the degree of impairment of the patient. Up to now, in the majority of cases, people with impaired vision had to acquire various different devices to meet all their needs.

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