Vuzix® Corporation, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced that a team of doctors is successfully using the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses to perform gastrointestinal surgeries on patients at a leading hospital based in Barcelona, Spain.
Dr. Rafael Díaz Del Gobbo, an Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon based in Barcelona, Spain, highlighted usage of the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses in the operating room in collaboration with Spanish mobile telecommunications operator Vodadone España. Dr. Díaz Del Gobbo performed a sleeve gastrectomy procedure on a patient while streaming the surgery online via the Vuzix M400 and connecting with a team of doctors in Miami, FL, who attended the surgery virtually.
Wearing the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses, clinicians are collaborating on appropriate medical treatments via video and audio streaming in real-time to remote audiences and experts, reducing exposure and conserving personal protection equipment during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We are pleased to see the staff at a leading hospital in Barcelona, Spain utilizing our M400 Smart Glasses to help them connect with other medical experts virtually to assist during surgeries,” said Paul Travers, Vuzix President and Chief Executive Officer. “This is yet another example of how Vuzix Smart Glasses are leading in healthcare for expert support during an operation and for training others on how it’s done.”
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets. The Company’s products include personal display and wearable computing devices that offer users a portable high-quality viewing experience, provide solutions for mobility, wearable displays and augmented reality. Vuzix holds 166 patents and patents pending and numerous IP licenses in the Video Eyewear field. The Company has won Consumer Electronics Show (or CES) awards for innovation for the years 2005 to 2020 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (NASDAQ: VUZI) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK, and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit Vuzix website, Twitter and Facebook pages.