Android Coming To Eye Doctors Via MIT Technology
02. Jul, 2010 written by Nick Gray | AndroidAndMe.com
While the Android OS is being used by developers to deliver information and entertainment, the guys over at MIT are using the open platform to help bring the world into focus.
Some of you might recall MITís Bokodes technology which they hope will replace all of todayís various barcodes. Well, it turns out that the 3D/holographic nature of Bokodes technology can also be used to measure variations in eye sight. With the help of a $2 optical box and an application that runs on Android, MITís NETRA system is able to measure oneís prescription very similarly to a Shack-Hartman sensor (minus all the lasers and the huge price tag).
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