IrisVision In The Press

MAIL ONLINE AUG 02, 2018

Hope For Millions With Vision Loss: Virtual Reality Headset Allows Legally Blind People To See Their Surroundings And Read

The wearable technology zooms in on whatever the user is looking at, dwarfing the large blind spots caused by macular degeneration, so that the spots essentially disappear.

NEW SCIENTIST AUG 01, 2018

VR Headset Helps People Who Are Legally Blind See Again

A VIRTUAL reality headset has restored sight to people who are legally blind. While it didn’t cure the physical cause of their blindness, the device let people with severe macular degeneration resume activities like reading and gardening – tasks they previously found impossible.

MED GADGET MAR 27, 2018

IrisVision For Low Vision: Interview With Ammad Khan, CEO and Frank Werblin, Chief Scientist and Inventor

medGadget met with IrisVision founder, Dr. Frank Werblin, and IrisVision CEO, Ammad Khan, for an insightful interview. Read on to learn how IrisVision’s wearable, virtual reality-based low vision aid works, and how it is bringing hope to millions of low vision patients around the world.

7NEWS MELBOURNE FEB 22, 2018

Jessica Gallagher Has Been Granted The Gift Of Sight Thanks To IrisVision

Jessica Gallagher, a star Australian Paralympian who lost most of her vision as a teenager, has been granted the gift of sight and is able to see clearly thanks to IrisVision.

THE BEMIDJI PIONEER JAN 29, 2018

A New Way To See: Technology allows BHS Siblings To Better See The World

Minnesota ninth grader Aliena Jensen doesn’t let vision impairment keep her from living fully. Using IrisVision, she’s a violinist in her high school orchestra. “It’s just another school day. I do me!”

THE VILLAGES NOV 15, 2017

Special Gift Helps Boost Villages Student’s Vision

Louise, who was diagnosed with Stargardt disease at 6, got a special gift of IrisVision, thanks to support from the Buffalo community.

BUSINESS INSIDER NOV 10, 2017

A Vision-Impaired 6-Year-Old Australian Girl Can Now See Because Of This VR Invention

Six-year-old Sora, who was born with a vision impairment, is now able to see what she had only dreamed of seeing, now that has IrisVision in her life.

SAMSUNG NOV 8, 2017

Samsung, IrisVision And Vision Australia Deliver A Powerful New Tool For Vision Impaired Australians

Samsung Electronics Australia, IrisVision and Vision Australia have today announced the local availability of an innovative medical device that helps provide a solution for sufferers of vision impairment using virtual reality technology.Jessica Gallagher has been Granted the Gift of Sight Thanks to IrisVision.

ABC7 NEWS JUN 18, 2017

New IrisVision Technology Aims To Help Visually Impaired

IrisVision is a wearable device that allows those with low vision to see the world like they’ve never seen it before. With a swipe of a finger, those with low vision are able to get up close and personal to the world around them.

CNET OCT 25, 2017

Forget Gaming: VR And AR Can Help Restore Sight

VR and AR don’t necessarily have to take users to far-off or fictional places. They also can better connect people with vision impairments with the everyday world.

LOS ANGELES TIMES JUL 19, 2017

Visionize Uses Virtual Reality Headsets To Help People With Low Vision

Sufferers of low vision, a symptom of macular degeneration, have long had to toggle between different gadgets to help them see under different conditions. But a solution to the toolbox could soon be on the way, thanks to Frank Werblin and a pair of virtual reality goggles.