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Augmedix raises $16 million to make Google Glass a must-have for doctors

Augmedix has announced a $16 million Series A funding round as the company looks to build out its Google Glass-powered medical tools for doctors.

via Augmedix raises $16 million to make Google Glass a must-have for doctors.

Google Glass isn’t dead yet.

The potential for dentists and physicians to use hands free wearable computers is amazing.  On the other hand if the technology is developed just for dentistry and medicine it will be very as in very  very expensive.

Alternatively if it can be developed to use existing consumer tech the cost can be controlled.

Sadly, up until now, dental tech developers have tried to sell us massive and expensive standalone devices. There is no reason a CAD CAM camera cannot plug into a well-designed chairside computer. For that matter many devices could interface with a smart phone.

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