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Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014;2014:2189-92. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944052.

New mobile technologies and visual acuity.

Abstract

Mobile devices have shown promise in visual assessment. Traditional acuity measurement involves retro-illuminated charts or card-based modalities. Mobile platforms bring potential to improve on both portability and objectivity. The present research activity relates to design and validation of a novel tablet-based infant acuity test. Early results in an adult cohort, with various levels of artificially degraded vision, suggest improved test-retest reliability compared with current standards for infant acuity. Future pragmatic trials will assess the value of this emerging technology in pediatric visual screening.

PMID:
25570420
DOI:
10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944052
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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