Introduction to my senior Industrial Design thesis project at the University of Cincinnati, in progress Spring 2019
The vOICe is an existing algorithm created by Peter Meijer in 1992. It analyzes still images and looks for light and dark contrast. Sounds are played in the user's ear based on the position of light and dark areas in an image.
Sources

1. https://www.bbc.com/news/health-40806253
2. http://www.icoph.org/news/news_detail/423/IAPB-Releases-Updated-Statistics-about-Blindness-and-Low-Vision.html
3. http://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/blindness-and-visual-impairment
4. https://dsb.wa.gov/resources/dispelling-myths.shtml
5. https://www.seeingwithsound.com/
6. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK218022/table/ttt00001/?report=objectonly
7. http://www.afb.org/section.aspx?SectionID=68&DocumentID=3374
8. https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=6393
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