Israel’s ‘GlassesOff’ App Said To Make Eyes A Whopping 8.6 Years Younger
What if reading glasses could be made obsolete using a mobile eye-training game over a period of three months? This may sound like a ridiculous proposition, but it's the way GlassesOff is training 40-60 year-olds to ditch their reading glasses for good.
July 09, 2014
EyeMusic: New App Enables The Blind To ‘Hear’ Images
While it is a somewhat known fact that people who lose their ability to see have their other senses heightened, it is still no replacement for actual sight. However, researchers at the Hebrew University have developed a breakthrough app that allows the blind to "see" using music.
April 07, 2014
Israeli Bionic Contact Lens Will Help Blind People ‘See’
The human eye has 600 times more sensors than the finger. Israeli inventor Zeev Zalevsky has decided to take advantage of that fact and created a bionic contact lens that can physically press images onto the wearer's eye.
July 31, 2013
‘LightOn’ Turns Sound Into Sight For Hard Of Hearing
Israeli startup DreamZon turns mobile audio notifications into visual ones, for people who suffer from hearing impairments. Their product, LightOn, is a cell phone dock that detects phone vibrations and alerts users with flashing lights.
August 16, 2012