ARIA is an acronym of Automatic Retinal Image Analysis (ARIA), a diagnostic deice for screening of cardiovascular risk such as stroke. Indications at the beta testing stage include diabetic retinopathy (DR) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) screening.
ARIA is an algorithm built on the internet platform, easy to use and fast:
Step 1 - Capture retinal image
Operator uses a general fundus camera to capture the retinal image. Capturing a retinal image usually takes less than 5 minutes.
Step 2 - Upload Image
A personal computer with wireless internet is connected to the fundus camera, captured images will be encrypted and transferred to a central server platform for analysis and reporting.
Step 3 - Analysis
ARIA automatically analyze the uploaded fundus photo without any human intervention, the analysis process takes less than a couple of minutes.
Step 4 - Report
A report will be sent back to the site within minutes. The results will be stored in the main server so that subjects, doctors and other authorized person can access them anytime and anywhere.