Gentex Announces Partnership With eSight To Develop Next Generation Digital Eyewear
Gentex is a technology company and long-time supplier of electro-optical products for the global automotive, aerospace and fire protection industries. It is best known for supplying nearly every major automaker with connected-car technologies and advanced electronic features that optimize driver vision and enhance driving safety.
eSight is the developer of a wearable assistive technology that allows people living with visual impairment to stay on the go while performing the tasks of daily living. The all-in-one medical device improves functional vision for people with more than 20 different eye conditions, often allowing users to achieve visual acuity of 20/20. eSight’s eyewear, which is currently in its fourth iteration, combines a high-definition camera, proprietary algorithms and powerful processing to capture and project real-time video onto two high-resolution, near-to-eye screens for full binocular vision.
Gentex plans to utilize its expertise in digital vision, software development and industrial design to help eSight develop the next generation of eyewear, with a focus on reducing device size, enhancing its form factor, and optimizing overall system performance.
“For decades, we’ve used our vision-related capabilities to deliver automotive products that enhance driving safety,” said
“Our device can change lives and improve the quality of life for the millions of people around the world who live with low vision,” said eSight Chief Commercial Officer
eSight and other Gentex partnership activities will be highlighted in a special
eSight is a leading vision-platform organization with a simple but profound promise: empower individuals with sight loss to see new possibilities through enhanced vision. eSight provides the most advanced and versatile assistive device available for those with visual impairments and is compatible with more than 20 eye conditions including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and Stargardt disease. eSight is registered with the FDA and EUDAMED and is inspected by
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Man Reading While Wearing eSight Mobile Electronic Eyewear
Gentex plans to utilize its expertise in digital vision, software development and industrial design to help eSight develop the next generation of mobile electronic eyewear, with a focus on reducing device size, enhancing its form factor, and optimizing overall system performance.
Source: Gentex Corporation