Welcome to OSO18

The 13th Congress of the Orthokeratology Society of Oceania, OSO18, will run from 5-7 October at the Royal Pines Resort on Queensland’s Gold Coast.

White cane goes high-tech

Four engineering students at Texas A&M University have developed a white cane attachment that detects objects and helps the user navigate around them...

will.i.am specs

Specsavers has launched an exclusive, new eyewear range from musician, producer and entrepreneur will.i.am. Building on his lifelong passion for striking...

Google Glass app for autism

Wearing a device that identifies other people’s facial expressions can help children with autism develop better social skills, a Stanford University School...

New Braille device mooted

Researchers at Harvard’s school of engineering and applied sciences (SEAS) may have found a way to create Braille texts without resorting to the bulky...

Eye movement linked to personality

Artificial intelligence can predict your personality… simply by tracking your eyesIt’s often been said that the eyes are the window to the soul. Now, new...

Visual impairment-cognitive decline link

A population-based study led by public health researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has revealed vision is the dominating factor...

$305m for Auckland hospital upgrade

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a $305 million investment to upgrade and repair essential infrastructure at Auckland District Health Board. “Our...

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