Why Vuzix smart glasses are certified for the healthcare industry

Why Vuzix smart glasses are certified for the healthcare industry

Published: 12-05-2022
Updated: 30-01-2023

Vuzix is one of the leaders in enterprise smart glasses, enabling the blend of the digital with the physical. What is less known is that Vuzix smart glasses have continually innovated the global healthcare industry. This is due to a number of key certifications that Vuzix is building its headsets with compared to its competitors.

Why are Vuzix used in the medical industry

The two smart glass products from Vuzix, the M400 and M4000have compliance with the EMC safety standards. This acts as a stamp with the very brandable name of IEC 60601-1-2:2014. To get the certification the devices are put through a number of rigorous steps. The approval is a marker of quality and safety for use of Vuzix devices in the medical and healthcare industry.

What EMC safety standards does Vuzix meet?

The EMC, or Electromagnetic Compatibility, is a global standard that sets guidelines, rules, procedures, emission restrictions, and immunity levels for an electronic product to meet.

What does the EMC certification mean?

Practically, the EMC certification means that Vuzix’s smart glasses do not emit electromagnetic emissions. As a result, they are rapidly becoming an essential component of medical operations and procedures today.

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Use in operations and surgeries

Vuzix’s EMC certification allows surgeons and operators to use the device during operations. This allows them to focus their attention on the critical aspects of procedures. The reason is that all pivotal information is found through the smart glasses, relieving an assistant instructing them verbally without visual reference. Furthermore, Surgeons can receive input from other experts and doctors from around the world through video calling solutions to get support during operations.


The fact that Vuzix’s smart glasses are certified for the healthcare industry is a huge deal. Them meeting the electromagnetic safety standards enable them to innovate the way surgeons operate. While opening the door for future use cases like training and onboarding.