Researchers at Oxford University are developing bionic glasses to help people with poor vision to see again, without relying on a seeing eye dog.

The hi-tech bionic glasses contain the technology found in smartphones and games consoles such as video cameras, position detectors, face recognition and tracking software which enable the wearer to make out objects in front of them. The glasses are being developed to help with common types of visual impairment like age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. The Telegraph

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