Your eyes are important to your life, but getting to the optometrist is a hassle. EyeQue is a device that’s here to help. Essentially, this is a gadget that connects to a smartphone (Android or iOS) and performs and eye examination.
EyeQue has high-quality optical lenses that work like at the eye doctor’s. The device is adjustable. The app gives your eyes a test to see how your vision is and asks you to set the lenses accordingly. The eye tests are simple pixel screens that are easy to take.
The data goes to EyeQue’s cloud. The cloud is where unique algorithm analyzes the data and provides you feedback.
In the app, you can access spherical, cylindrical and axis figures. This data can be shared with your optometrist at your next appointment. Your history eye exam is stored and easily accessed, so any changes can be noticed before they become bigger issues.
Making Eye Exams Easier
A fantastic feature is the ability to order glasses from online retailers. Considering how long it can take to go from making the appointment to getting the glasses, the EyeQue is helpful.
The EyeQue has already won awards – Proud Winner of CES 2017 Best of Innovation in the Fitness, Sports and Biotech category and Proud Finalist of the 2017 Prism Awards in Biomedical Instrumentation.
The company is working with TwoBillionEyes, a non-for-profit from Netherlands, that wants to get low-cost eyewear to anyone in need. For a lot of people, the EyeQue could be life changing. The price of the device is very low for what it can achieve.
Available on Kickstarter the pricing of the gadget is as follows: Awesome Bird single pack – $25; Awesome Bird double pack – $48; Awesome Bird Family 5 pack – $110; Big Awesome Bird Family 10 pack – $210; Local Business 25 pack – $500; Big Business 100 pack – $1800.