Type: Application
Platform: Vive Eye Pro, ZED mini
Author(s)/Developer: CrabbLab Vity University of London
Country: UK – United Kingdom
Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41746-020-0242-6


Availability: Free download via Github https://github.com/petejonze/OpenVisSim

OpenVisSim is a free library for simulating many of the symptoms associated with common eye diseases (e.g., glaucoma, AMD, diabetic retinopahty, etc.). The software is written primarily in OpenGL shaders, and supports most commercial VR/AR hardware (e.g., the HTC Vive, Google Cardboard, etc.). Eye-tracking is also supported and is HIGHLY recommended. Until eye-tracking hardware is more widely available I will not be releasing an ‘app’ version of this software on iTunes or Google Play. OpenVisSIm is not suitable for simulating refractive error (i.e., long- or short-sightedness). For that, just try wearing the wrong glasses.

Demo Video on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEGkGHwb_Fw



The results of this project are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License

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