From Libby to Charlie

Last year, we were selected by the British House - the UK's home away from home at Rio 2016 - to showcase SightPlus during the Paralympics. We then got in touch with Gold medalist and record breaking Paralympian Libby Clegg, leading to her and her former Judo Paralympian boyfriend Dan Powell trying SightPlus at our office. Libby and Dan were featured by BBC Click testing SightPlus for the first time and the segment was aired on Dec 3rd for the 'World Disability Day!'. BBC Breakfast also invi

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Posted by elodie at 11:08AM

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GiveVision Improves Sight with AR & VR | WIRED Health 2017 | WIRED Events

GiveVision is almost certainly the first WIRED Health startup that has brought the entire judging panel close to tears. The startup has created a vision aid, SightPlus, for people with severe sight impairments, by combining augmented reality and virtual reality. It works by beaming light into the parts of the eye that are still functional, to create a clearer picture of their surroundings and help fill in gaps. A prototype is being trialled, and co-founder Stan Karpenko showed a video of eigh

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