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.
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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.
Several recent advances in biosensor technology give hope for a day when diabetics will no longer need to prick their fingers to test glucose levels.
The West Health Investment Fund has closed two new deals to invest in early stage startups RxAnte and GlySens.
Boston-based Rest Devices has developed a really cool onesie with embedded sensors made using a 3D printer to quantify babies sleep.
Singularity University graduate students develop MedSensation Tricorder Glove to “quantify touch” and bring self-diagnostics to everyone.
Tel Aviv-based Oxitone launches IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign for novel wrist-worn pulse oximeter which eliminates traditional “crocodile clip”.
Sotera Wireless receives FDA 510k approval for complete ambulatory patient monitoring solution.
Affectiva takes in $12 million from Horizon Ventures and Kleiner Perkins to expand the application of its Q-Sensor technology to measure ad effectiveness.
The US Olympic Cycling team is trading their personal activity data during the London Games for wearable sensors in an effort to improve performance.