Ginger.io (@ginger.io) was selected as one of three grand prize winners at the SXSW Startup Accelerator in Austin, TX this week.
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eyeNETRA has developed a $2 smartphone attachment that will bring optical diagnostics for refractive errors, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia, to billions around the world currently without access due to prohibitive costs.
Brian Edwards had a chance to speak with Ginger.io co-founder and chief architect Anmol Madan, PhD, at the mHealth Summit regarding his company’s intriguing claims to be able to infer health conditions based on the passive collection and analysis of an individuals cell phone usage, what he calls the “human check engine light”.
Excerpt: SXSW announces Startup Accelerator, seeks health care startups, and names final picks for featured lectures and panel discussions during the jam packed two week meeting of the minds in the home of live music Austin, TX March 2012.
Affectiva has developed a wearable, wireless sensor capable of detecting subtle changes in users emotion, including stress and excitement levels, by measuring electro-dermal activity (EDA).