Our mission is to create a unique environment for research on human vision to increase the understanding of normal vision in support of vision disorders, clinical research to develop new diagnostic procedures and treatments for visual and other sensory disorders, and engineering research to produce better techniques for aid and rehabilitation of the blind and partially sighted.
Smith-Kettlewell's research depends on the participation of patients and healthy volunteers of all ages.
SKERI's Functional Vision and Accessibility Conference Addresses Cutting-Edge Research and Innovation
As part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute successfully hosted the Functional…
The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute is proud to announce that August 3rd, 2023, has been officially proclaimed Smith…
Congratulations to Haydée Garcia-Lazaro for receiving the Elsevier Vision Research Travel Award to attend the VSS Conference.
Dr. William (Bill) Good is this year's recipient of the 2023 Parks Lecture Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), cosponsored by the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS). On Sunday, November 5, Dr. Good will deliver the Marshall Parks Lecture at the annual meeting of the AAO, one of the Academy's highest honors.
Smith-Kettlewell mourns the loss of Bill Gerrey, who was for decades one of SKERI's leading scientists and engineers, much loved by everyone at the Institute.
Accessible Point-and-Tap Interaction for Acquiring Detailed Information about Tactile Graphics and 3D Models
I will present a system based on an iPhone app developed in the Coughlan Lab. This system is a novel “Point-and-Tap” interface that enables people who are blind or visually impaired (BVI) to easily acquire multiple levels of information about tactile graphics and 3D models. The interface uses an iPhone’s depth and color cameras to track the user’s hands while they interact with a model. To get…
The CVI@SKI Discussion Group will hold its next meeting on Monday, April 15th from 12:00 p.m to 1.30pm. PST. Click here to check time in your time zone.