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.
Author: Brian Edwards
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.
Ginger.io is a spin-off from the MIT Media Lab, touting an app capable of determining a patient’s health risks by analyzing the subtle variations in the ways and places they use their smartphone. Founded by Anmol Madan, PhD and Ryan Toole, recent MIT Media Lab graduates, along with recent MIT Sloan (MBA) and Harvard Medical […]
Zephyr Technologies has struck a deal with AT&T to embed AT&T’s 3G/4G technology inside its BioHarness™ wearable biosensor technology. This deal has major implications for the future of the company’s mobile apps, and gives the company a jump-start on its competitors. Zephyr’s stated mission is to “Measure Life” and they license their products to academic […]
Physician billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong furthers his foray into the mobile sector with a new deal that is huge for the advancement of body area network devices.