Freebie Friday: Put That In Your Pocket

Every day there seems to be new social media networks to participate in and apps and websites that try and make things easier. Some are great fun; some are more of a pain than they are worth. One of the apps that we have been very impressed with and find those who use it are using more and more is Pocket (http://getpocket.com) . Pocket is both a … [Read more...]

Sensory Overload At The Consumer Electronic Show 2014

WOW!!!! Since we blog on Technology Eyewear every Tuesday on Optical Vision Resources, I thought I should attend The International Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. I don't think you can imagine the sheer amount of people, products and companies. Over 3200 Exhibitors, with over 150,000 people. If you want to know how big this is: The show was in … [Read more...]

The Future of Eyecare Practice Management Software

Fall is finally in the air, and that can only mean two things – football season and change. With all these predictions floating around about the NFL and college football, we decided to make our own list of predictions for the future of eyecare practice management software! 1. An Increase in Cloud-Based Technology Cloud-based technology is … [Read more...]

Eyefo-Graphic: The Future Of Eyeglass Technology

We have all been reading about google glass, eye-tracking- blue-tooth, video eyewear and of course the Apple iwatch. They say that Wearable Technology will be $18 Billion within the next few years. Can you believe it? I don't know if this is good or bad.. the privacy, the abuse... Anyway and infographic onThe Future of Eyeglass Technology … [Read more...]

Eye Phone Could Help Prevent Blindness

(Medical Xpress)—Visionary scientists have developed an adapted smartphone that can carry out eye tests and diagnose problems with vision. The portable eye examination kit, created by scientists at the University of St Andrews, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, is currently being tested in … [Read more...]

What To Look For In EHR Software

For those of you who already own an electronic health record (EHR), ask yourself a few questions. When was the last time you spoke to your EHR vendor? Do you remember when you accepted your vendor into your practice? If you don't think that you've established a close relationship with your vendor, that's probably not a good sign. For those of … [Read more...]

Optometrist And Google Glass Video

This person asked his Optometrist, Danielle Pretty, of Eyes on Ardmore ( http://eyesonardmore.co.nz/ ) in Wanaka, New Zealand, about Google Glass when he went in for a checkup. She was very excited about them - so he flipped on his android phone to make a quick video because he thought you would find her observations interesting. That strange … [Read more...]

Seriously Siri Remind Me Alot

When Apple introduced Siri in October of 2011 it was hailed as a revolutionary step forward in human and smart phone interaction. You might recall those wonderful commercials for Siri featuring such celebrities as Samuel L Jackson and Martin Scorsese using the voice interactive software for all sorts of commands and queries. The reality of Siri is … [Read more...]

Cloud Computing Infographic

We hear the term "Cloud Computing" thrown around a lot these days but do you know what it actually is? The increasing buzz but lack of knowledge about cloud computing prompted VisionWeb to create their very own infographic to help you understand the concept of the cloud a little better. Cloud computing is becoming increasingly popular in the … [Read more...]

New eBook: Rising Up to The Cloud in Optical Practices

If you’re sitting here pondering what exactly cloud computing is or maybe even think that it is just a computer-shaped cloud, don’t worry, you’re not alone. According to a survey, 29% of people believe that "the cloud" has something to do with the weather. With all the talk about the cloud nowadays, it’s hard to sort out exactly what it … [Read more...]

Eye Can’t Believe It – Corning Day in the Future Version 2

This is unreal. However, go back 10 years or so and what were your thoughts about some of the things we have today? Wonder why HP, Dell and other leading computer manufacturers believe the end of the computer as we know it is near. It's not the iPad that has them concerned about the future, it is developments like the ones Corning is working … [Read more...]

Is it Possible to Stay Up-to-Date With Fast Changing Technology?

Unless one works in the high tech field it is pretty hard to keep up with the fast pace of business technology changes. And retail is constantly evolving how is possible to keep current and know what is relevant and what isn't?  David Friedfeld of ClearVision Optical sent me an article via Flipboard. My first reaction is not to read about the … [Read more...]

VisionWeb Launches App for Apple and Android

Austin, TX – March 11, 2013 – VisionWeb, the premiere provider of technology solutions to the eyecare industry, has launched a free mobile app that supports their online ordering solution. Visionweb.com gives opticians, optometrists, and ophthalmologists the ability to order ophthalmic products from over 400 spectacle lens, contact lens, and frame … [Read more...]

What is the Latest in 3D TV Technology?

I hadn't heard much about  3D TV lately and was wondering if the 3D TV bubble had burst or not so I looked into what was being reported from the Consumer Electronics Show last month ? According to Jared Newman of Time Tech, from what he saw at the Consumer Electronics Show, TV makers are turning their attention to 4K Now that 3D is a standard … [Read more...]

EyeFo Graphic- Future of Health is Your Smart Phone

It is said that there will be more smartphones in 2013 than humans. The average person installed 41 apps on their smarphone. Mobile retail apps increased 350% in 2012.  What do you think about this? Do you rely on a smartphone? … [Read more...]