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by ctrlw
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Video magnifier for low vision
Replies: 0
Views: 558

Video magnifier for low vision

Need a Christmas present for someone with reduced vision, or want to build a Raspberry Pi video magnifier over the holidays? I’ve just done that with a Pi camera, and shared the description on my blog: http://www.fhack.org/2018/12/19/raspberry-pi-video-magnifier-2018/ Such a low vision reader can he...
by ctrlw
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Assistive technology and accessibility
Topic: Sight for the Blind for <100$
Replies: 718
Views: 167909

Re: Sight for the Blind for <100$

Discussing technology solutions for low vision was often frustrating due to the high cost of, in my opinion, primitive CC TV-type devices being >$1000-$2500 US. For elderly patients with fixed incomes this is a non-starter. Researching online has led me here and I have now a few pi3 with camera mod...
by ctrlw
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Other projects
Replies: 5
Views: 3342


Hello, Did you end up making one of these? I would like to make a magnifier like this for my Dad for Christmas and I happen to have an extra pi zero and a monitor. Seems like this should work very nicely. Hi hshorst, I've just published a description how I built a video magnifier on Raspberry Pi: h...

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