Contact

The Oxford Smart Specs Project is part of the Oculab at the University of Oxford.
The research website is at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Oxford
Level 6, West Wing
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford
OX3 9DU
United Kingdom

or email
info@smart-specs.com


The principle people working on it are :

 Dr Stephen Hicks
Stephen Hicks

Stephen is the neuroscientist leading the project. He has been working on the visual system for ten years, starting with a PhD in Australia studying how animals use spatial information to understand the world around them. In the UK he began researching how neurological diseases affect eye movement which lead to the rehabilitation of sight after strokes, and improvement of technologies relating to visual prosthetics.
Research Website at the University of Oxford
Mr Iain Wilson
Iain Wilson


Iain is the chief software and hardware engineer working on the low vision project. He is an expert computer programmer, with experience in the development of medical experimentation and instrumentation. Previously, he worked as the primary hardware and software engineer at the Functional Magnetic Imaging of the Brain Centre at the University of Oxford.
 
 Professor Philip Torr
Philip Torr is a Professor of Engineering Science in the Department of Engineering at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on Computer Vision which is about getting computers to “see” as well as we do. It is an enterprise involving people in many areas from biologists to mathematicians, from psychologists to computer scientists and engineers, who have been working for many years to understand its underlying mathematical and computational principles.

Links to his RESEARCH GROUP, VIDEO and PUBLICATIONS
Professor Christopher Kennard
Professor Christopher Kennard
 
Professor Kennard has researched widely in cognitive neuroscience and visual sciences, particularly using the analysis of abnormalities of visual perception and eye movements in human neurological disease to further understanding of brain function. He is the head of the Oculomotor Research Group and continues to research the role of the frontal lobes in decision making with regard to movement, aspects of visual attention and the use of eye movements as pre-symptomatic biomarkers in neurodegenerative disease. 


We are researching computer vision techniques to provide enriched information about the environment, with our collaborator Professor Philip Torr in the Department of Engineering at Oxford.



and the Royal National Institute of Blind People


If you would like to contact us, please send an email to

Our general email address is info@smart-specs.com.