Inspired by Sharp Vision: The Full HD Desktop Video Magnifier “Eagle”

  • Maria Schiewe
  • Thorsten Völkel
  • Dirk Kochanek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6180)


This paper describes Eagle. Eagle marks the beginning of a new video desktop magnifier generation. Equipped with a high-definition camera, it offers a resolution up to 1920×1200 pixels supporting the 16:10 aspect ratio by default. We show how Eagle fulfils well-known requirements of desktop magnifiers combining state-of-the-art technologies. We also emphasise in which way users benefit from this novel development.


video magnifier closed-circuit television electronic vision enhancement system high-definition camera low vision visual impairment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Schiewe
    • 1
  • Thorsten Völkel
    • 2
  • Dirk Kochanek
    • 1
  1. 1.F. H. Papenmeier GmbH & Co. KG, Talweg 2Schwerte
  2. 2.PPI AGKiel

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