Frequently Asked Questions
Can I walk with the SmartGlasses?
After proper training, and depending on the indications of your specialist, you will be authorized under your own responsibility to walk while using your own vision and the extra "aid view" provided by the screens of the RETIPLUS SmartGlasses. At the beginning, you should become familiar with the bioptic mode, then the goal is to use the scanning mode.
Can it be recharged with a Powerbank?
The charging of SmartGlasses is simple through a standard USB cable, so it can be charged through any USB charger to electric plug or in the car, or with your computer or via a powerbank, allowing recharging in any situation.
When connecting the Controller of the SmartGlasses with the aforementioned USB cable to a powerbank => 8,000 mAh, the battery life becomes 10+h.
It is also possible to use the Smartglasses while they are being loaded simultaneously by any of the aforementioned methods.
Can the Patient acquire RETIPLUS® without training with their Specialist?
Can the Patient directly acquire the SmartGlasses with RETIPLUS?
RETIPLUS® is prescribed and sold through Ophthalmology and OptometryCenters that have Certified Specialists, RETIPLUS® CERTIFIED OPTOMETRISTS (RCOs).
Could I go to the cinema or theatre?
It depends of visual conditions and pathologies, but in general many people recover the illusion of being able to enjoy theatre, museums and sports and leisure activities that before having RETIPLUS had lost. However, movies and television have major limitations depending scenes. Speedy movements scenes or blinking lights scenes are not welcome for damaged retinas even through RETIPLUS SmartGlasses.
Do SmartGlasses need to be connected to the internet?Do not.
Does the System need to be connected to the internet to work?
No. The Professional only have to connect the Tablet to the internet at the moment of login for verification of active license and authenticated user through your personal password. Once the RETIPLUS platform has been recognized the user, the internet connection is no longer necessary.
The Patient SmartGlasses do not need internet to work.
How can I get certified as an RCO?
PLUSINDES organize and coordinate the RETIPLUS Certification Courses. The courses are face-to-face or via videoconference online in a active intercommunication between participants for explaining the methodology and conclusions of the RETIPLUS Clinical Trial, as well as guidelines for patient selection, clinical techniques to perform the evaluation of the patient's visual function through the SmartGlasses, and the procedures and experience for the "RETIPLUS digital eye test", and guidelines for Patients training is static and mobility.
How long does the battery last?
It depends considerably on the use and functions that are used. The contour mode, for example, is a large energy consumer due to the powerful algorithms required in real time. However, in the worst case, the battery lasts 3 hours.
Please, be aware that connecting a powerbank => 8,000mAh, the battery life becomes 10+h.
Do we need to focus the image?
Unlike other devices with screens close to the eyes that require intermediate lenses for focusing (Virtual Reality devices). However, our SmartGlasses works on Augmented Reality. The images are projected to infinity and are always on focus.