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Winning Move in the Windy City: Chicago’s MedEx Rolls Out First Google Glass Equipped Ambulances in U.S.


Winning Move in the Windy City Chicago's MedEx Rolls Out First Google Glass Equipped Ambulances in U.S.Google Glass may soon get a second life as a helping hand in the healthcare sector.

Though Google Glass has flopped (at the moment) as a consumer product, it will has value in many ways.

That’s the view of MedEx, a Chicagoland provider of ambulance and telemedicine services. It is the first ambulance company in the country to use Google Glass to visually connect paramedics in the field.

MedEx has rolled out 10 ambulances outfitted with Google Glass capability — a feature that lets paramedics transmit live audio and video to hospitals.

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