Bill Harvey: Horizons regained

Bill Harvey
Harvey shares observations on new optical tech on display at 100% Optical

There was some interesting new tech on display at last weekend’s 100% Optical event in London. Perhaps not yet garnering as much publicity as good old OCT or newer imaging systems, I did notice, bubbling underneath the surface, a number of new software platforms and ‘hubs’ developed with the aim of integrating and analysing data. This is promising. I do believe that machine learning of mass data will free up time for ECPs to interpret the outcome and explain a plan to any individual; we are communicators, not button pushers. That said, it is important that there is a free flow of information between instruments and practitioners, rather than systems tied to one single company or manufacturer.

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