New software tackles colorblind chall...

New software tackles colorblind challenges

There are 25 comments on the Telegram & Gazette/Sunday Telegram story from Mar 12, 2006, titled New software tackles colorblind challenges. In it, Telegram & Gazette/Sunday Telegram reports that:

Like many colorblind people who have adapted all their lives to a particular way of seeing things, Harry Rogers says his inability to discern red and green hasn't caused him much trouble over the years.

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Oregon City, OR

#23 Feb 16, 2009
Agree Robert - pity results are not clear for we lay people.

Oregon City, OR

#24 Feb 16, 2009
John wrote:
I lost a police officer job due to my results on the color vision tests. In one instance I failed the Ishihara, and on a second try I passed it. I took a more thorough exam which showed where my deficiency was. As many of you here can, I can also see individual colors without any problems, which confuses and frustrates me. I heard about an eye doctor who can create filtered lenses for daily eyeglasses to help some color-deficient people see colors more clearly. Has anyone else heard of this? Of my top career aspirations, being a pilot, police officer or electrician is out of the questions I guess.
I was an electrician for 20 years - and colour defective but there was not much colour to worry about most of the time - red black and green. The red green were a pain but then flexible cords went to brown, a lousy choice, blue a good choice and green/yellow for earth/ ground - a piece of cake.
I find the street lights. stop lights and turn light on cars all the same. Great choice you colour pickers!
The green traffic light is so pale and such a grot green, my wife tells me, that there is no wonder it looks white to some of us.
In the US some traffic lights are horitontal not vertical - now that IS useful- not- as we use the position to tell what light is on.
Top - stop - bottom go.
If the low sun shines on them - well any could be on - or off!
Best colour for most of us is brlue - but that is used mainly by police in the US and emergency vehicles in general in the UK.
Vigogal UK

Consett, UK

#25 Feb 19, 2009
Red-Green Blue-Gray wrote:
I am about as colorblind as you can get. It has limited me in that I cannot work in law enforcement (besides being a prosecutor) or get a pilot's license or be a firefighter.(Artist outside of black and white) is a very informative site with links on colorblindness. I recommend looking at the webdesigners color chart which is used to help design web pages that colorblind people will not have trouble with. It has been the only way I have found to explain what it is like to see color but not like everybody else does.
I hope one day they find a cure, it seems not be a priority.
I can spot camoflage too, the only benefit.
Anybody hear of any other advances?
Hi. Do you only see shades of grey? My 6 year old has just been diagnosed as monochromatic (red-green and blue-yellow) so he doesn't see any colour. How do you cope on a day-to-day basis?

Laurel, MD

#26 Sep 3, 2012
How much will it cost me to get contact lenses from Dr. Azman if I'm colorblind?

Toronto, Canada

#27 Apr 8, 2014
The following is my test results and except the first line I don't know what exactly the numbers of the rest mean. I will greatly appreciate any help with this.

Estimate of color vision deficiency's probability:89%

normal answers: 17/29

Your answer is randomly: 0/22

no similar proposal: 7/7

green color deficit (deutéranopia): 0/12

green color deficit (deutéranomaly) simulation wickline: 0/7

red color deficit (protanopia): 5/7

red color deficit (protanomaly) simulation wickline: 0/7

blue color deficit (tritanopia): 0/6

blue color deficit (tritanomaly) simulation wickline: 0/7

deuteranopia indicator:0%

deuteranomaly indicator: 0%

protanopia indicator: 56%

protanomaly indicator: 0%

tritanopia indicator: 0%

tritanomaly indicator: 0%

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