NearSighted -VR Augmented Aid

Are you legally blind? Do you have low vision or can only see things up close ? Then this app might be for you. NearSight is an application that works with your phone and the OpenDive VR display or any DIY VR displays. It uses the camera on your phone and displays the front image to the phone screen in stereoscopic. We feel that with time we can develop more devices and/or applications which will help people with visual or eye disabilities.

What you need for the App:
1. An Android phone
2. A head mount display compatible with a phone screen

Start up the app and it’s good to go. Tap the center of the screen to bring up the touch screen menu or use a Bluetooth controller to zoom and adjust the display.

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Warning: Please note you have no peripheral vision while using this application. You may also experience headaches or motion sickness with prolonged use.

This concept may help people with the following:
Macular Degeneration
Stargardt’s Disease
Ocular Albinism
Some Forms of Glaucoma
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia
Optic Atrophy
Diabetic Retinopathy
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
Cone-Rod Dystrophy
Retinopathy of Prematurity

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Other uses:

1. Eclipse viewer
Since it is not your eyes the app can be used to view an eclipse.

2. Night vision with modified camera
With some slight phone modification and IR LED lights the app can be used as night vision.

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Category: Medical
Requirements: 4.0 and up