Stephen Hicks

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Name: Stephen Hicks
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Two life-changing ideas selected as Google Impact finalists 18 Jul 2014

Smart glasses for people with sight loss to make the most of their remaining vision - a partnership between the Royal National Institute of Blind People and a re team in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences led by Dr Stephen Hicks; andWearable ... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Assisted Vision: sight enhancement for the partially sighted

Dr Stephen Hicks is a Research Fellow in neuroscience and visual prosthetics at the University of Oxford. He and his team are working on a project to develop a pair of glasses to help partially click to enlarge sighted people “see” what is in front of ... [Published Telecare Aware - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Geology, history, recreation at Sluice Boxes

SLUICE BOXES STATE PARK, Mont. (AP) - Daniel Edwards' shorts were still dripping when I ran into him on the high ochre cliffs that tower above Belt Creek. Edwards, along with friends Stephen Hicks and Jasmine Helm, took a break from their jobs at Malmstrom ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘Smart’ glasses’ tested in public

TweetTrials of ‘smart’ glasses developed at Oxford University have taken place in public spaces. Intended for the 300,000-plus people in the UK who are registered as blind, the glasses were developed by Stephen Hicks and his colleagues at the Nuffield ... [Published Machinery Market - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

AFP Video: ‘Smart glasses’ offer help to near-blind people

[embedded content] Duration: 2:44, Published 21 Jun 2014Professor Stephen Hicks and his colleagues explain “smart glasses”, sensing and redisplaying depth and outline information to allow partially-sighted people to navigate. — AFP-Relaxnews ... [Published Malay Mail - Jun 21 2014]
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First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

For limited vision, 'smart glasses' provide assistance

Device alert vision-impaired users to objects and enables capabilities such as facial recognition.They don’t replace vision, but a new pair of high-tech glasses greatly enhance it for those affected by a variety of conditions that severely limit the visual ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

5 amazing gadgets that are helping the blind see again

There is a lot of work and research being done to find ways to improve life for partially-sighted and blind people. Reading and recognition devices could make smartphones, tablets, and smart glasses into indispensable aids for the visually impaired.The ... [Published Digital Trends - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Smart Glasses may Help People With Poor Vision Avoid Accidents

Researchers at Oxford University have developed new smart glasses that can help people who have limited vision navigate their way better without having to walk into obstacles.The glasses come with a video camera that is attached to a small computer processing ... [Published MedIndia - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 2 reports

Medical News Today: 'Smart glasses' for the near-blind start trials in public spaces

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled."Smart glasses," which help people with poor vision boost their awareness of what is around them, are being tested in public for the first time. Researchers at Oxford University in the UK are measuring how well ... [Published Medical News Today - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

'Smart Glasses' Help Near-Blind See

British researchers are testing what they are calling "smart glasses" that can help boost the vision of people with near blindness. Researchers at Oxford University are measuring how well their glasses help improve users awareness of what is around them ... [Published NewsMax.com - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Photos of the Day: Glasses Give Vision Impaired a Close-Up View

The smart glasses consist of a video camera mounted on the frame of the glasses; a computer processing unit that is small enough to fit in a pocket; and software that provides images of objects close-by to the see-through displays in the eyepieces of ... [Published Medical Design Technology - Jun 19 2014]
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First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Smart glasses help the visually impaired 'see'

Researchers from Oxford University have created a pair of ‘smart glasses’ that allow severely visually impaired individuals to ‘see’ again. The technology amplifies wearer's residual sight by combining video from a pair of normal and infra-red cameras, ... [Published The Independent - Jun 18 2014]

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"texhoma energy inc., with its recent collaboration agreements and its progress in improving its debt to asset ratio, provided us with the confidence necessary to commit to provide growth capital. we are excited to partner with texhoma and its seasoned management as they execute their strategy" commented Stephen Hicks, Principal and CEO of Southridge
"the idea of the smart glasses is to give people with poor vision an aid that boosts their awareness of what's around them - allowing greater freedom, independence and confidence to get about, and a much improved quality of life. we eventually want to have a product that will look like a regular pair of glasses and cost no moremore than a few hundred pounds - about the same as a smart phone" , Dr Stephen Hicks, who led the project, said
The hope is the glasses will offer millions of vision-impaired individuals  "greater freedom, independence and confidence to get about, and a much improved quality of life" said lead researcher Stephen Hicks, M D of Oxford's Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

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Two life-changing ideas selected as Google Impa... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Southridge enters into a Debt Purchase agreemen... [Published Southridge - Jul 15 2014]
Assisted Vision: sight enhancement for the part... [Published Telecare Aware - Jul 11 2014]
Texhoma Energy To Raise Up to $5 Million in Gro... [Published Citybizlist - Jul 01 2014]
Geology, history, recreation at Sluice Boxes [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 28 2014]
‘Smart’ glasses’ tested in public [Published Machinery Market - Jun 28 2014]
AFP Video: ‘Smart glasses’ offer help to near-b... [Published Malay Mail - Jun 21 2014]
For limited vision, 'smart glasses' provide ass... [Published thestar.com.my - Jun 21 2014]
5 amazing gadgets that are helping the blind se... [Published Digital Trends - Jun 21 2014]
New Smart Glasses may Help People With Poor Vis... [Published MedIndia - Jun 20 2014]
'Smart Glasses' Help Near-Blind See [Published NewsMax.com - Jun 19 2014]
Photos of the Day: Glasses Give Vision Impaired... [Published Medical Design Technology - Jun 19 2014]
UK scientists devise smart glasses for the visi... [Published Zenopa - Jun 19 2014]
Medical News Today: 'Smart glasses' for the nea... [Published Medical News Today - Jun 19 2014]
"Smart glasses" will help the visually impaired [Published RIN.ru - Jun 19 2014]
Smart glasses help the visually impaired 'see' [Published The Independent - Jun 18 2014]
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