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.
Tag: mHealth sensors
Researchers at North Carolina State University recently published a paper in Nanoscale on their use of silver nanowires to create stretchable, multifunctional sensors that can be used in biomedical, military and athletic applications
Doherty et al. recently published an account of a pilot study that utilized a continuous multi-sensor monitoring system of metrics of human health (heart rate, glucose) and daily activities in type 2 diabetics.
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.
Fitbit and Fitbug both introduce new Bluetooth Smart enabled activity monitors to power personalized fitness.
Affectiva takes in $12 million from Horizon Ventures and Kleiner Perkins to expand the application of its Q-Sensor technology to measure ad effectiveness.