Researchers Have Created Glasses that Indicate Obstacles to Patients with Visual Handicaps (image) Carlos III University of Madrid Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid have developed a system that can be built into virtual reality goggles that help patients with moderate visual impairment move around their surroundings. The application detects the distance and shape of objects and interacts with the user by means of a simple color code. Credit UC3M Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.