MONTREAL, Jan. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IRYStec Software Inc., a leader in licensing perceptual display processing technology, announced today the newest members of IRYStec s multi-disciplinary perceptual display research team who will focus on helping to make displays healthier and safer.
Three years ago Tara Akhavan, CTO and co-founder of IRYStec, started recruiting the world s greatest research minds to form a multi-disciplinary research team with specialists in image processing, eye physiology and display hardware technology. IRYStec is now expanding this world-class display research team to include experts focused on eye health and safety. 0 2Consumers have become more aware of the risks surrounding the viewing of screens. For instance a recent report from CBS This Morning informed viewers of the correlation between screen time and mental health 1 7? CBS Video. "IRYStec's eye friendly approach to 0 2improving display readability in bright and dark 0 2lighting conditions as well as reducing eye strain will benefit everyone. IRYStec is helping display device manufacturers develop healthier displays, 1 7? says Optometrist Dr Tyler Ohde, an expert in eye care who will be aiding IRYStec as a new member of IRYStec s Technical Advisory Board (TAB).
Displays are also affecting automotive safety as the University of Utah reports - 0 2Caution Ahead: The Growing Challenge For Driver's Attention. IRYStec is collaborating with Francesco Biondi, a researcher from the university commissioned by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Mr. Biondi stated: Our collaborative research with AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that the latest automotive infotainment systems increase the potential for 0 2distraction, by taking the driver's eyes off the road. 0 2Two second viewing time is enough to double the risk for a crash, according to previous research. 0 2IRYStec's approach of improving readability in dark and bright driving conditions can help and has 0 2the 0 2real potential for improving driving safety."
About IRYStec Software Inc.
The world s leading mobile handset makers, automotive OEMs and Tier-1s are turning to IRYStec to help them solve their most challenging display issues. IRYStec s software makes content easier to view on displays, reducing eye strain, improving eye health while also lowering display power, display heat and device cost. 0 2 0 2 0 2
Based in Montreal, Canada, IRYStec was a winner of the 2016 Silicon Valley Forum s World Cup Tech Challenge and TiECon Canada 2017 Pitchfest. For more information, contact email@example.com, visit www.irystec.com.