Professor Stephen Hicks and his research fellows of the University of Oxford, Division of Clinical Neurology develop and evaluate head worn displays that sense and redisplay depth and outline information to support partially-sighted people to navigate through their daily life. „It gives you a little bit of extra confidence“ and it reduces stress as Lyn Oliver, one of the trail participants mentions.
See also the latest article about this research:
A Depth-Based Head-Mounted Visual Display to Aid Navigation in Partially Sighted Individuals
Stephen L. Hicks, Iain Wilson, Louwai Muhammed, John Worsfold, Susan M. Downes, Christopher Kennard