About Us

IEEE SIGHT caters to the guiding philosophy of IEEE - ‘Advancing Technology for Humanity’.

IEEE Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) provides IEEE members with the opportunity to work with a large network of volunteers around the world carrying out and/or supporting impactful humanitarian activities on the local level. IEEE SIGHT focuses on sustainable solutions that make a long-term difference in the lives of people. SIGHT operates through local volunteers and partners working with local communities.

We focus on taking up projects in the open-source platforms. This helps us drive down the cost of the final product and make the solution affordable to a large section of people.


Virtual Obstacle Avoidance Simulation for Rehabilitation for Hospital Patients

To build a simulation where the movement of the patient is sensed using a depth sensing camera and will be fed as input for the game that will be designed. The game will be designed such that it will gauge the reflexes of the patient and thus will assign scores according to his or her performance in the said game.