Held on July 14th 2022, the “Virtual- and Augmented Reality for Visually Impaired People” Online Conference was the first of three public events to share experiences about Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) products, researches and projects concerning visually impairment. This event was hosted by our BFW Düren (Germany) member, within the scope of the VR4VIP Project. Five other ENVITER members are part of this project.
During this Conference, 6 experts from 4 different countries presented products and research results, as well as their experiences with VR, for an audience of about 40 participants from 10 different European countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Rep. Ireland, Spain and The Netherlands).
- Multisensory technology for visually impaired children and adults
Monica Gori, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
- Introduction to Unity3D platform
Jaime Finat, Unity3D, Spain
- Development of an assistive modular Camera System
Sebastian Muszytowski, BOS Connect GmbH, Germany
- XREye: Simulating Vision Impairments in Extended Reality
Katharina Krösl, VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH, Austria
- Extended reality for persons with age-related macular degeneration: The potential for screening, training, and use as an assistive technology
Tonja Machulla, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München/Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany
- A novel digital therapeutic to slow the progression of juvenile myopia
Mark Wuttke, Andreas Balser, Dopavision, Germany
If you wish to know more about this Conference or some presentation, please visit the project website .