Partners seeing eye to eye with wearable tech in healthcare

“The USC Center for Body Computing has teamed with VSP Global’s innovation lab and the USC Roski Eye Institute to “take wearable health for the first time to the eyes.” The study comprised of USC employee daily eyeglass wearers has participants tracking a wearer’s steps, calories burned, distance traveled and activity time. The biometrics are tracked by technology seamlessly embedded in the temple of the frame – including an accelerometer, a magnetometer and a gyroscope – and synched wirelessly via Bluetooth to an accompanying smartphone app.” Read more at mHealthWatch.

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