TORONTO, April 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Eyecarrot Innovations Corp., (Eyecarrot) (TSX-V: EYC | OTCQB: EYCCF) was proud to sponsor and attend the 2019 College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) Annual Meeting held in Kansas City, MO. The COVD 2019 Annual Meeting brings together optometrists, vision therapists, and students from all over for learning sessions and seminars, product demonstrations, and social events designed to improve care for patients, foster growth in the industry, and demonstrate advances in the science and technology behind vision therapy and vision performance treatments.
"We're extremely excited to be visiting Kansas City and taking in the booming tech culture, amazing sights and tests, and informative talks that will be taking place at COVD. We'll be showing off some of our own innovations for the vision therapy and sports vision performance markets, and are looking forward to meeting with some great technology leaders! Eyecarrot and Binovi are growing and we're hoping to add some fresh ideas to our network of experts," said Adam Cegielski, President and CEO.
As part of the company's plans to grow BinoviTM, Eyecarrot is taking advantage of the shift towards the Silicon Prairie, a growing technology industry in the Midwest. Specifically, Eyecarrot met with innovators such as Herb Sih (founder of Think Big and Smart City), influencer Steve Gardner, former NBA player Kareem Rush, and philanthropist Brian McGowan (of the William G. McGowan Foundation) to explore the Binovi Platform and alliances within this thriving technology hub.
"The sporting culture in Kansas City is energetic and receptive to innovation, providing ideal opportunities to partner traditional sports philosophies with cutting edge technology. Binovi is the next step in proactive care and rehabilitation of high performance athletes and those aspiring towards greater overall vision performance and cognitive acuity. We are excited to align with like minded sports partners and individuals of influence within the greater Kansas City community," said Tania Archer, Head of Marketing & Sales.
Additionally, as part of Eyecarrot's push to grow BinoviTM in the Sports Vision Training market, the company met with a number of major league sports teams and sports training facilities within Kansas City —including Sporting KC (MLS) and the Kansas City Royals (MLB)— to introduce Binovi to their athletic rehabilitation and Sports Vision training regimes.
"With Binovi Touch, vision training will become a tremendous asset for each athlete and it will help to enhance their game on the field," said Kurt Andrews, Director of Sports Medicine, Head Athletic Trainer for Sporting KC
About Eyecarrot Innovations Corp.
Eyecarrot is focused on the importance of vision. We are working on making vision therapy and sports vision training more accessible through improved technology that combines software, hardware, data, and expert knowledge and insights to help patients and athletes on a global scale. Binovi's commitment is to maximize the collaboration between optometry professionals, therapists, and trainers and their clients. Our goal is to serve as the foundation for constructive innovation within vision therapy and sports vision training.
About the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)
The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) is a non-profit, international membership association of eye care professionals including optometrists, optometry students, and vision therapists. Established in 1971, COVD provides board certification for optometrists and vision therapists who are prepared to offer state-of-the-art services in: Behavioral and developmental vision care, Vision therapy, Neuro-optometric rehabilitation
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