Wednesday
January 4
2017

Microsoft and partners launch Intelligent Network for Eyecare in India

Microsoft India and the L V Prasad Eye Institute recently launched the Microsoft Intelligent Network for Eyecare (MINE), a global consortium of commercial, research and academic institutions who have joined hands to apply artificial intelligence to deliver eye care services and help eradicate preventive blindness.

Partner organizations include Bascom Palmer – University of Miami, Flaum Eye Institute – University of Rochester (USA), Federal University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), and Brien Holden Vision Institute (Australia).

These institutions vowed to  work on diverse datasets of patients across geographies to come up with machine learning predictive models for vision impairment and eye disease. This will include the rate of change of myopia in children, conditions that impact children’s eyesight, predictive outcomes of refractive surgery, optimal surgery parameters as well as ways to personalize a surgery and maximize its probability of success.

Source: Enterprise Innovation (link opens in a new window)

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