More than 10 million people in the US suffer from tremor-related disease, including Parkinson’s, essential tremor and multiple sclerosis. This fact presents a major business opportunity for the innovator who develops a Smartphone App capable of capturing and contextualizing patient tremor data in remotely in real-time for purposes of developing a truly objective and standardized diagnostic system. Delano, along with his co-principal investigator Brian Parise at the George Tech Research Institute (GTRI), believes they have developed precisely such a solution.
A look at BodyMedia, a company who’s vision is to use technology to combat the biggest threat to our national health – obesity. And now they bring that fight to the smartphone.