If you have used Samsung Galaxy S4, I think you are not strange to the concept of “eye control”. But in fact, this is only part of “eye control”. The real eye control can do many things, for example, move the cursor on UI, type with eyes, open the application and realize other operations.
Recently, the National Health and Family Planning Commission, General Administration of Sport, All-China Federation of Trade Union, the Central Committee of the Communist Young League and the All-China Women’s Federation jointly released the Action Plan of Nationwide Healthy Lifestyle (2017-2025). It’s one of the plans of Healthy China 2030 Plan.
It was reported by the website of the UK’s Sunday Times that millions of patients with a weak eye-sight may benefit from the revolutionary spectacles developed with the financial aid from the innovation fund of National Health Service of the UK.
Technology is not just a toy for fanciers to have a “cool” experience, but also a partner to maintain human’s dignity and life quality. The high-tech wheelchair invented by several university students of Swiss has enabled wheelchair riders to “act alone rather than seek help from others”.
Chinese rehab therapy industry is under an initial development stage, faced with problems such as a short supply, a small scale of rehab organizations and backward supporting equipment. The market’s demand for rehab services is growing with each passing day, which presents a huge development space for the rehab industry. In addition, by striving to develop rehab therapy, it can effectively utilize the medical resource, share pressure of sub-acute stage and chronic diseases on major hospitals and finally cut medical costs.
According to the statistics, 170 million people have a potential demand for rehabilitation in China, including the elderly, the disabled and the patients with chronic diseases. While the groups with a demand for rehabilitation keep growing, the talents and medical resources are in a shortage. While the medical model gradually shifts from a “disease centered” one to a “health centered” one, how can we fix the “weakness” of rehabilitation department for the whole society?