NASA Spinoff Database: Ocular Screening System

NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 1985
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-93
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: Marshall Space Flight Center's Image Processing Technology

An ocular screening system designed for safe, convenient screening of large groups was developed at Marshall Space Flight Center, leading to the formation of Medical Sciences Corporation. The system identifies visual defects accurately and inexpensively, and includes a photorefractor telephoto lens and an electronic flash. Medical Sciences Corporation is using the device to test at schools, industrial plants, etc.

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Page Number in Published book: 73

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