personal health devices

By Aditi Pai June 24, 2015
The global home healthcare market is expected to reach $355.3 billion by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 7.8 percent from 2014 to 2020, according to a report from Grand View Research. Grand View Research defines home healthcare products as equipment and services that are designed to be used in the home or in other non-medical establishments by non-professional caregivers, family members, or...
By Jonah Comstock November 29, 2012
Scanadu, the 2-year-old San Francisco startup aiming to develop a handheld medical scanner for home use, similar to the Star Trek tricorder, has unveiled its first three products, set for release by the end of 2013. The Scanadu SCOUT is the central scanner component. The NASA Ames Research Center-based company says that customers simply hold the small, lightweight device to the patient's temple...
By Brian Dolan June 28, 2012
Qualcomm's 2net Hub This week at its Uplinq 2012 developer conference in San Diego, Qualcomm released a software development kit (SDK) for its forthcoming Qualcomm Life 2net app, which will act as a hub for personal medical devices. Curiously the SDK will initially only be available for creating Android apps, while an Apple iOS and Windows version of the SDK will launch in the future. (UPDATE:...
By Brian Dolan December 2, 2010
In case you haven't heard the mobile phones available in Japan are very different from what's common in the US. That's true for one of the newest phones unveiled by Fujitsu -- the F-01C, which happens to be the very first mobile phone to receive certification from the Continua Health Alliance. The F-01C is waterproof, touch screen phone featuring a HD video camera, a 13.2 megapixel camera, an "...