Despite barriers in technology and design, there is a future for the use of augmented reality as assistive technology in individuals with low vision, according to a study published in Optics Express.
In addition, data revealed that 3D world-locked augmented reality (AR) visual cues were more beneficial than directional heads-up cues when navigating obstacles.
“[The study] definitely validates that there is a future for this kind of assistive technology,” Dylan R. Fox, MIMS, UX designer at the University of California, Berkeley, told Healio. “The results affirmed the potential to improve people’s quality of life.”
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