Back in February, Samsung’s tech incubator C-Lab announced visual support app Relúmĭno was entrance for Gear VR, and now it’s accessible in a Oculus Store. The app can be downloaded for giveaway with a verification code and works with newer models of Galaxy smartphones — including a Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S8, and S8 Plus.
Relúmĭno helps people with low prophesy in several ways: it can increase or minimize images, adjust liughtness and sharpness, prominence objects with an outline, upset colors when reading text, supplement a tone filter to a screen, raise a user’s marginal margin if they have hovel vision, and even support people with scotoma by assisting them see what is blocked by their blind mark in a surrounding area.
Samsung says that allied visible aids can cost thousands of dollars, like a eSight3, that is now labelled during $9,995. Microsoft’s Seeing AI app is a consumer-friendly fix, though doesn’t yield visible enhancement, instead translating a visible universe into audio descriptions. It does confederate with Pivothead intelligent eyewear, though that process also usually gives an audio interpretation of still images taken by a user.
Granted, given that Relúmĭno is usually accessible around Gear VR means it’s now not suitable for bland use, unless you’re totally fine with walking around carrying a VR headset strapped to your face during all times. Samsung says it eventually skeleton to rise a same record in “glasses-like products” so that Relúmĭno can be a practical, day-to-day resolution for those with low vision.