Brian Edwards

“Magic Carpet” for quantifying gait developed at University of Manchester

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Scientist at the Photon Institute at the University of Manchester have developed a “magic carpet” capable of monitoring the gait of individuals.

iSonea raises $1.05 million, makes AsthmaSense app free through September

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Australian digital health startup iSonea raises $1.05 million to continue development of their mobile asthma management system.

Finalists announced for AARP pitch competition

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Finalists were announced for the AARP Health Innovation @50+ LivePitch challenge to be held in New Orleans later this month.

Doximity raises $17 million series B led by Morgenthaler Ventures

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Physician social network Doximity raises $17 million Series B round from Morgenthaler Ventures.

My big iPhone 5 prediction – NFC

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I predict that one technology we can expect to see included in the soon to be released iPhone 5 is an NFC chip.

Wireless baby onesie will help parents sleep better

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Boston-based Rest Devices has developed a really cool onesie with embedded sensors made using a 3D printer to quantify babies sleep.

TechStars Boston unveils Fall class, including three digital health startups

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TechStars Boston has announced its Fall 2012 class, which includes three digital health startups – Med2Bed, Ovuline and BetterFit Technologies.

MedSensation Tricorder Glove quantifies touch, updates the venerable physical exam

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Singularity University graduate students develop MedSensation Tricorder Glove to “quantify touch” and bring self-diagnostics to everyone.

Less than two weeks to apply for the ONC Blue Button Mash Up Challenge

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Developers have less than two weeks to submit their applications for the ONC Blue Button Mash Up Challenge.

Hey kids, Zamzee will get you paid for playing outdoors

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Zamzee has partnered with The President’s Challenge to provide kids and adults with activity monitors and reward healthy behavior.

Oxitone launches crowdfunding campaign for innovative wrist-worn pulse oximeter

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Tel Aviv-based Oxitone launches IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign for novel wrist-worn pulse oximeter which eliminates traditional “crocodile clip”.

University of Illinois researcher leapfrogs again with infection-warning smart suture technology

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University of Illinois researcher John Rogers has made another remarkable breakthrough in intelligent medical device technology – smart sutures.