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Project Title:  Development of a Self-Imaging, Wide Angle, High Resolution Retinal Imaging System for Human Spaceflight Applications Reduce
Fiscal Year: FY 2017 
Division: Human Research 
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Start Date: 09/01/2017  
End Date: 08/31/2018  
Task Last Updated: 10/23/2017 
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Principal Investigator/Affiliation:   Main, Bob  M.S. / Web Vision 
Address:  3731 W South Jordan Pkwy Suite 102 
South Jordan , UT 84009 
Phone: 801-979-2150  
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Organization Type: INDUSTRY 
Organization Name: Web Vision 
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Project Information: Grant/Contract No. NNX16AO69A-FIP0002 
Responsible Center: TRISH 
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Unique ID: 11533 
Solicitation / Funding Source: TRISH--Focused Investigations 
Grant/Contract No.: NNX16AO69A-FIP0002 
Project Type: GROUND 
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Human Research Program Elements: None
Human Research Program Risks: None
Human Research Program Gaps: None
Task Description: Focused Investigation Project

To develop a compact, desk mounted (slightly larger than an augmented reality headset) self-imaging, non-mydriatic, 45+ degree wide-angle, high resolution retinal imaging device. Machine vision algorithms will demonstrate the ability to detect differences in retinal images (current scan vs. baseline image). The device will be referred to as the Advanced Retinal Imager (ARI). Lessons learned from this device will be used to refine a final design suitable for use in spaceflight that can be built in a future phase. This device will save significant astronaut time due to the self-testing feature (only one astronaut needed to image the retina vs. two with the current technology) and not needing to dilate the pupil of the astronaut being imaged (vs. currently dilation takes an astronaut out of commission for several hours).

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Task Progress & Bibliography Information FY2017 
Task Progress: New project for FY2017.

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