ISU Introduces VR Eye-Tracking Tech to the Sidelines

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In light of recent studies suggesting a correlation between contact-sport brain injuries and long-term medical ailments, Iowa State University has enlisted the help of SyncThink’s EYE-SYNC technology to assess athletes’ readiness to return to play.

ISU’s football and wrestling programs will be the first to try out the new virtual reality analytics platform, with staff being trained to incorporate the technology on the sidelines to make a rapid and unbiased concussion assessments.

According to SportTechie, EYE-SYNC has the ability to measure impairments in one minute through the assessment of “ocular-motor synchronization deficits,” while at the same time eliminating human influence on the decision to return to play.

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