ResearchKit app from USC to study how the integration of biometric data with social media could affect how we connect with each other.
Tag: Body Computing
Dermtap is a fully HIPAA-compliant mobile app for secure and safe image storing and sharing.
iMedicalApps will be sharing some of the USC Body Computing Conference (2013) highlights with our readers all week.
Wesley Smith, Head of Health Sales in North America for Samsung, tells iMedicalApps about his company’s new focus on B2B over its legacy B2C business.
mc10 and Reebok-CCM announce they have collaborated to develop a new skull cap with embedded impact sensor to help athletes of all levels detect concussions.
USC Center for Body Computing announces it will launch its own digital health accelerator and has partnered with BMW to bring sensors to the driving experience.
The Lark Original and Lark Pro are devices which monitor sleep patterns, gently nudge users awake, and offer personalized advice on how to improve sleep patterns. Lark CEO Julia Lu told TechCrunch the company has sold “tens of thousands” of its devices, with 73 percent of users purportedly experiencing improvement after using Lark Pro for just one month. The company has now officially launched a daytime compliment to their sleep monitor, the Larklife, which shares many features with leading activity monitors like Nike Fuelband.
Now Rogers, in a paper published in the journal Science, has unveiled what he calls “transient electronics”, which are made of silicon, magnesium and silk, that can be implanted subcutaneously for a specific purpose and once they have served that purpose will automatically dissolve harmlessly into the human body.
LUMOback won the Body Slam competition hosted by the USC Body Computing Lab last year and has spent the last eighteen months designing and developing a very cool product with major potential due to the prevalence of back problems, which will effect as much as 80% of the population at some point in their lives.
Orpyx is using body sensor networks to help diabetic patients manage foot ulcers and prevent damage which is likely to result in amputation.
Misfit Wearables announces $7.6M in Series A from Founders Fund and Khosla, tells inspiring story, but nothing yet on a product or service.
There is no single organization worthy of mention in the same breath with San Diego-based West Wireless Health Institute when discussing the contribution of non-profit groups to the mHealth movement. Founded by billionaire entrepreneurs Gary and Mary West, and guided by a blue chip laden executive team with all of the elements required to both […]