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$16.1 million dollar contract by VA to develop a mobile radiology viewing apps
InTouchHealth has received FDA clearance for its CS app.
App that can be used in the OR to measure blood loss
A trendy looking and functionally sound cast
In a pilot study, Seattle-based 2Morrow Inc’s SmartQuit app demonstrated efficacy in a help people quit smoking. Often, the biggest challenge in getting someone to quit is not the chemical addiction – its the behavioral addiction. For that reason, smoking cessation may be an area where mobile technology is uniquely positioned to make a significant impact. With preliminary data in hand, 2Morrow Inc has received a $250,000 grant from the Washington Life Sciences Discovery Fund. Additionally, they have reached an exclusive licensing agreement with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.
Researchers from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, and Penn State University recently published a paper in Nature Magazine showcasing their work on a saliva powered microbial fuel cell.
Kohl’s and the Medical University of South Carolina Children’s hospital have collaborated to create an app which allows parents to track their child’s’ healthcare records.
Blackberry has invested an undisclosed amount in California based NanthHealth, a cloud-based medical IT provider. NanthHealth’s speciality is to connect medical devices to digitally share healthcare records.
Teaching medical students in a dynamic way by using augmented reality and an iPhone.
BSX Athletics has launched a Kickstarter campaign for their Insight lactate threshold monitor.
Cefaly, a headband used in the treatment of migraines, has received FDA approval.
Moov utilizes 9-axis sensors and software algorithms to pinpoint the exact movements of your body
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have developed two low cost adaptors that allow smartphones to capture high-resolution images of the front and back of an eye.
Samsung Austria and the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Vienna have formed a collaboration to let users of Samsung smartphones donate their phone’s idle processor power to further scientific research on cures for diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s disease
A partnership between Samsung Electronics and UC San Francisco has been announced to establish the UCSF-Samsung Center for Digital Health Innovation in order to accelerate the validation and commercialization of new sensors, algorithms, and digital health technologies for preventative health solutions.
Researchers from UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have created a Google Glass application and server platform that lets Glass users perform instant, wireless diagnostic tests on a range of diseases and health conditions.
Epson will soon release their Moverio BT-200 augmented reality smart glasses. The smart glasses cover the field of vision of the user and are capable of producing both 2D and 3D graphics.
Telcare’s glucometer looks like a cellphone. It has a colored screen, is cellular enabled and takes blood samples with its own strips as any conventional glucometer would.
The smart holograms respond to the presence of certain compounds by changing color. They can be used to test blood, breath, urine, saliva or tear fluid for compounds such as glucose, alcohol, hormones, drugs or bacteria.
Shipments of smart wearable brands, led by Samsung’s new smartwatch, are expected to see huge growth this year according to independent analyst Canalys.