Cell Phones as Eye Doctors

by Larry Emmott on October 22, 2010

in Diagnostics,Future Tech

The clever device described in the article linked below is a good example of a digital diagnostic as described here and a good example of how technology can reduce the cost of health care.

Netra, a system that can identify problems with a persons eyesight using only a smartphone, software, and inexpensive optical add-ons. The system, Raskar said, could help people who cant afford or get access to full-service optometry.

via Technology Review: Blogs: TR Editors blog: Cell Phones as Eye Doctors.

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