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Low Cost Affordability Driving Growth in Indian Wearable Market

You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. The wearable technology continues to evolve rapidly, with people getting more conscious for their health and well-being. From smartwatch to the fitness tracker, wearables are making their way to become a mainstream product in the global market. On one hand, wearables like smartwatch and fitness bands are helping people monitor their daily activity and pushing them to exercise. Whereas, other...

ODG launches rugged smart glasses for heavy industry and 'extreme environments'

Image: Osterhout Design Group Osterhout Design Group (ODG) announced a new version of its smart glasses designed for heavy industry applications and for use in extreme environments. The R-7HL (HL stands for "Hazardous Location") is a rugged version of the company's existing R-7 glasses, that will cost $3,500 and begin shipping in the second quarter of this year, a press release said. According to the...

Free and Low Cost Screening Program Alleviates Childhood Vision Issues

Carlota del Portillo, April Nakayoshi, and Irene KaufmanPrevent Blindness Northern CaliforniaPre-school (ages 3-5) is an important time to check your child’s vision. A young child’s brain grows very fast, fed by what they see, hear and experience. Many preschoolers have undetected vision difficulties, making it harder to for them to learn, read or participate in activities in school.Latino children have a higher prevalence of astigmatism, about 17% in Latino preschoolers, much higher than in...