Computerized "eye" takes strain off prescription verification

Researchers with Tennessee Tech and TechWerks, a Tennessee technology company, are working to develop a machine to do the tedious job of prescription verification for the Veterans Administration mail-order pharmacy. The system, dubbed VeriEye, uses a camera to look into the bottle, a scale to weigh its contents and a computer to determine whether it's the right pill and in the correct amount. Until now, prescription verification has been relegated to pharmacy staff.

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