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2013-09-16 12:27:39

EZContacts.com Unveils Eye Exam App for Google Glass Users. NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the forerunners of everything eyewear related, EZContacts.com has commissioned RustyBrick, a New York based web service firm specializing in customized online technology, to come up with an innovative app for Google's latest technological marvel, Google Glass. Google Glass is an exciting new piece of technology slated for release to the general public as early as 2014. Worn as one...

2012-05-29 06:24:50

LAKE MARY, Fla., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctor Victor Tamashiro, a long-time pediatrician in Mission Hills, California, is a big advocate of new technology to help his young patients. For years, he has stayed updated on the newest innovations in vision screening with the hope of finding the latest technology that will help accurately identify vision problems. Dr. Tamashiro had been using the standard tool for screening his patients, the Snellen eye chart. However, when he found out...

2012-05-16 21:12:49

A method developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for training blind persons to "see" through the use of a sensory substitution device (SSD) has enabled those using the system to actually "read" an eye chart with letter sizes smaller than those used in determining the international standard for blindness. The eight congenitally blind participants in the Hebrew University test group passed the conventional eye-exam of the Snellen acuity test, technically surpassing the world-agreed...