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Spectral Edge offers insight into technology to help people with colour blindness

last modified Sep 18, 2014 05:14 PM
Spectral Edge’s managing director Christopher Cytera took to the airwaves to explain how new technology could help people with colour blindness.
Spectral Edge offers insight into technology to help people with colour blindness

Christopher Cytera


He was interviewed by Insight Radio, the radio station of the RNIB, about Eyeteq. It is a mathematical image processing technology based on world-leading research that has been transformed from the laboratory to a product by Spectral Edge, which is based at the ideaSpace West site.

With careful design using mathematical perception models, Eyeteq re-maps colours so that colourblind people enjoy a new level of detail as well as an enhanced overall appearance whilst maintaining an acceptable or even preferable image for non-colourblind people.

Eyeteq is suitable for any device which captures, processes or displays images and has applications for television, video, set top boxes, computers, tablets and mobile phones. Trials are currently being undertaken to integrate the Eyeteq software in set top boxes.

To hear the full interview click here.

For more on Spectral Edge click here and for the dedicated Eyeteq website click here. Free trial apps for both iOS and Android can be downloaded here.

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