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.
Tag: body worn sensors
The West Health Institute has announced the first resident of its newly launched incubator, Sense4Baby, which uses in-house developed technology for remote fetal monitoring.
Fitbit and Fitbug both introduce new Bluetooth Smart enabled activity monitors to power personalized fitness.
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.
Proteus Digital Health has received de novo FDA 510k clearance for its Ingestible Event Monitor medication adherence system after four year review.
The US Olympic Cycling team is trading their personal activity data during the London Games for wearable sensors in an effort to improve performance.
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.