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Student receives virtual reality glasses to help sight


December 21, 2017

PORTAGE, Pa. (AP) — In this digital-driven era, technology can do wonders for society, whether it's a prosthetic leg for a war veteran who lost a limb in battle or virtual reality glasses for a high school student who is visually impaired.

Alyssa Baxter, a 16-year-old Portage Area High School student with legal blindness, now has an accessible, portable means for clear vision thanks to the Vuzix M300 augmented virtual reality glasses she received Tuesday.

The Vuzix M300, developed by Vuzix, a leading smart glass company, in partnership with Cyber Timez, enables wearers to identify colors,...

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