About: Website about HoloLens which is Microsoft’s Smart Glasses which can be used to call someone with video included. For example it is explained how this can be used for remote consultation with experts. For example, ambulance staff can wear the glasses during a dispatch and call a physician to get consultation.
“Vuzix tries out smart glasses for emergency medical care in Japan”
About: Article describing that Smart Glasses is a new tool used in ambulances in Japan to enable two-way audio and video communication with doctors and nurses in the hospitals. The goal of the trial is to shorten the decision-making process and decide on preliminary treatments for the patients before their arrival at the hospital.
Publication date: 2022-08-17
Trial in Japan.
“A Smart Ambulance With Information System and Decision-Making Process for Enhancing Rescue Efficiency”
About: An article that describes a system that is part of a project in Thailand for improving the communication between staff at the scene, such as paramedics, and hospitals. Video streaming is described as one of the solutions enabling video consultation using smart glasses.
Publication date: 2022-12-13
“Are smart glasses feasible for dispatch prehospital assistance during on-boat cardiac arrest? A pilot simulation study with fishermen”
About: A pilot study to examine the feasibility of life support for CPR performed by bystanders and guided by a dispatcher through Smart Glasses. The study focused on fisherman bystanders. By using Smart Glasses the bystanders could be guided to perform the basic life support.
Publication date: 2023-04-04
“Applications and User Perceptions of Smart Glasses in Emergency Medical Services: Semistructured Interview Study”
About: A study to investigate the potential of smart glasses in EMS settings. The study shows that smart glasses can improve teleconsultation between EMS personnel and the hospital by adding video to the consultation.
Publication date: 2022-02-28
Study performed in America.
“Preliminary study of prehospital use of smart glasses”
About: An investigation that was conducted to examine the use of smart glasses for bidirectional communication of video and audio between an ambulance and a hospital.
Publication date: 2022-11-01
Study performed in Japan.