Robert Barany

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Austrian physician who developed a rotational method for testing the middle ear (1876-1936)

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The court held, inter alia, that the issue in the case was whether a report of a person driving under administered narcotics, and the failure of a horizontal gaze nystagmus test is sufficient evidence for a police officer to make a stop and/or arrest for driving under the influence.
For example, the horizontal gaze nystagmus test, one of the "standardized" battery of field sobriety tests used in most states, is of questionable value in determining a person's sobriety, and few police officers can administer it or interpret its results correctly.
The horizontal gaze nystagmus test involves asking a subject to focus on an object such as a pen held about a foot away, just above eye level, and to follow the object as the test administrator moves it from side to side.
The VEST software is used by audiologists, neurologists, neuro-otologists, ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists and other medical specialists to undertake patient evaluations and then analyze data generated through an array of motion, ocular motor and nystagmus tests.