May 29, 2019
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Seeing in 3D: Founder of NuEyes Uses AR/VR to Help the Visually Impaired

Seeing in 3D: Founder of NuEyes Uses AR/VR to Help the Visually Impaired

At the height of virtual and augmented reality’s consumerization, while others were trying to make a buck from games like Pokémon Go, Mark Greget, founder of NuEyes, was busy asking this question: How can this tech help people see? Greget’s device – NuEyes E2 (pictured above) – creates a 3D experience that helps those suffering from visual impairment see well enough to function in the world – whether that’s playing the piano, checking email, or seeing a loved one’s face. This year, he’s taking his AR headsets to new places: the operating room.

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We saw over $46M in innovative health funding this week, led by Palo Alto, CA-based Cardinal Analytx Solutions, which raised $22M for their predictive analytics software for healthcare payers and providers. Other big raises included the San Francisco, CA-based companies Modern Health ($9M) and Future ($8.5M). Click here to see details on all of this week's digital health funding.
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