Researchers develop magnifying smartphone screen app for visually impaired

Researchers from the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School have developed a smartphone application that projects a magnified smartphone screen to Google Glass, which users can navigate using head movements to view a corresponding portion of the magnified screen.


Photo: Man using the magnifying smartphone app; Copyright: Gang Luo, Ph.D.

This is a demonstration of magnifying smartphone application using Google Glass for visually impaired; © Gang Luo, Ph.D.