18th April 2020
Smart glasses and remote assistance software available to hospitals during the crisis
Rods & Cones are offering free telemedicine solutions to support and protect frontline health workers.
With respirators and personal protective equipment (PPE) in increasingly short supply, there’s a danger that safety measures in hospitals could be compromised. In response to this, Rods & Cones are offering their remote assistance solution (smart glasses and a software platform) to allow healthcare professionals to perform critical work without putting themselves at greater risk. The solution enables real-time, remote collaboration between healthcare professionals, patients and product experts, without all of them needing to be physically present in the same room.
The easy-wear, high-tech smart glasses are equipped with two individual cameras, microphones, and a powerful optical zoom lens, which can be operated by the remote assistant. Those working on the frontline can wear the glasses and invite others to view what they see, and allow them to interact with patients and staff from a safe distance.
During the outbreak, Rod & cones are offering the software for free to hospitals and will require only a deposit for the smart glasses.
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