Iris is a comprehensive rehabilitation monitoring system made for people with blindness/low-vision (BLV) and their occupational therapists.

We worked closely with vision occupational therapists (OT) to develop routines that help patients re-acquire essential daily skills. The wearable Iris tracker logs patients’ sessions at home so that they can continue developing the techniques learned from their OT appointments.

By bringing OTs and patients into each stage of the design process and building on existing OT paradigms, the Iris system creates a positive reinforcement cycle for BLV therapy.

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Industrial design
User research
Video production
Collaborator: Meijie Hu
Course: Design Research Studio
September – December 2020

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