Vuzix Corporation, Rochester, N.Y., a leading supplier of smart glasses and augmented reality (AR) technology and products, announced that the Vuzix M400 and M4000 Smart Glasses have received IEC 60601-1-2:2014 certification as medical electrical equipment meeting EMC safety standards. This certification applies to the basic safety and essential performance of medical equipment and systems in the presence of electromagnetic disturbances and to electromagnetic disturbances emitted by such equipment and systems, and relates to use in professional healthcare facilities, home healthcare, and other special environments.

“Since the onset of COVID-19, Vuzix Smart Glasses have been called upon in healthcare to support medical device manufacturers and their operating room technicians, doctors in the operating room for training and mentoring during surgery, and medical professionals to provide support and care for patients such as virtual rounds and wound diagnosis,” says Paul Travers, president and chief executive officer of Vuzix. “Obtaining IEC 60601-1-2:2014 certification for the Vuzix M400 and M4000 Smart Glasses is an important step in helping our customers address safety and compliance requirements and will help accelerate our healthcare business.”