Stereo Optical Intros Optec Plus, a Smart Vision Screener

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Product: Optec Plus Smart Vision Screener
Top Line: Stereo Optical's new generation Optec Plus is an all-in-one digital vision screener that enables quick, thorough and repeatable results in the pre-test room, saving valuable time in the exam lane and improving patient flow.
Close Up: New features include a user friendly interface, an expanded library of tests with limitless customization including auto-mode, test randomization and protocols.
“With the ability to create multiple test protocols in a single machine as well as run specialized auto-mode protocols which don't require an administrator, we feel that the new Optec Plus will really change the way people think about vision screening,” a Stereo Optical spokesperson said.
Vital Stats:
• Testing distances: Near, Far and Intermediate
• Monocular and Binocular
• Lighting conditions: day, night (optional)
• Reverse background
• No training or certification required
• Constant and homogeneous luminescence levels
• Lightweight and portable
• PC or Tablet
• Wireless connectivity
• Quick, easy access to digital records
www.stereooptical.com; (773) 867-0380

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Oakley Debuts Smart Eyewear for Sports Training

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Product: Radar Pace
Top Line: Luxottica and Intel have developed a smart eyewear called Radar Pace, which features a real-time voice activated coaching system. Radar Pace creates dynamic and personalized training programs, tracks performance, coaches in real-time and responds naturally to questions asked by the user. It interprets data in real-time, provides personalized and actionable instruction and motivation during the course of a workout and holds athletes accountable to a structured and dynamic training program. The eyewear is being introduced through Luxottica’s Oakley division.
Close Up: With a hands-free conversational interface powered by Intel Real Speech, Radar Pace helps athletes stay focused and maintain optimal training position, and the Bluetooth audio headset allows athletes to place and receive calls and texts and listen to music. Radar Pace also features Oakley Prizm, a new lens technology that dramatically enhances detail to help improve performance by providing ultra-precise color tuning, designed for specific environments. The Prizm Road lens that comes with Radar Pace brightens whites and enhances yellows, greens and reds so runners and cyclists can see subtle changes in road texture and spot hazards more easily for a confident training experience.
Radar Pace is made of two primary components: Oakley eyewear with integrated earbuds and microphone, and a mobile app for iOS and Android. The Radar Pace app is available for free download from the Apple App Store or on Google Play.
Vital Stats: Radar Pace will be distributed in North America, Australia and Europe. It is available on Oakley.com and select Oakley stores and in select wholesale and Sunglass Hut locations.
www.oakley.com/Radar-Pace; (800) 403-7449

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First Insight’s New App Automates Patient Check-in Process

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Product: Check-in App
Top Line: First Insight Corp. is releasing a new patient Check-in App for the iPad that integrates with the company’s MaximEyes software.
“Say goodbye to cumbersome paper forms and clipboards,” said Nitin Rai, president and CEO of First Insight.
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The Check-in App offers the following benefits, according to First Insight:
• Hundreds of dollars a month saved in wasted intake paperwork and sign-in sheets.
• Wait time is reduced, which creates a better patient experience.
• Time saved by eliminating re-keying of demographic data and health history into MaximEyes with an auto sync.
• Patient privacy and safety of data is ensured with HIPAA-compliant self check-in and electronic signatures.
• Practice web dashboard can be viewed quickly to see arrival times, signed documentation and what parts of the check-in the patient completed.
Vital Stats: The Check-in app can capture a patient’s electronic signature for HIPAA and other forms.
www.first-insight.com; (800) 920-1940

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