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Connecticut optometrists seek to limit online eye exams

Susan Haigh, Associated Press Updated 7:24 am, Saturday, April 8, 2017 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some optometrists are pushing back against new technology that allows consumers to get prescriptions for contact lenses and glasses with the click of a keyboard and a smartphone.While proponents of these limited online eye exams argue they provide both financial savings and convenience, medical professionals contend patients could be put at risk. Without a full, face-to-face exam from a doctor,...

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...