Biosensors

Cipher Skin Lands $5M for Mesh Network of Sensors to Capture Movement

What You Should Know: – Denver-based data startup, Cipher Skin, today announced its $5 million Series A, led by the Boyett Group with participation from Draper Capital, Tribe Capital and TKC Capital to grow its product line and expand into new markets. – Founded in 2017, Cipher Skin’s first-of-its-kind, patented, sensor technology, Cipher Mesh, wraps around …

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ViewPoints Article: Wearables in the Market & their Roles

Wearables are electronic devices consisting of sensors that can receive data of user’s personal health and exercise schedules. They work wirelessly or with the help of other devices such as smartphones, tablets, or laptops. The market of wearable technology was valued at $15.74 billion in 2015 & expected to extend $51.60 billion by 2022 at …

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3 Steps to Maintain Telehealth’s Momentum Post-Pandemic

In the face of COVID-19, healthcare witnessed how crises can become the long-awaited push for creativity and innovation that the industry needs. When our healthcare infrastructure’s weaknesses were exposed, telehealth helped to stitch them up, with the number of telehealth claims increasing 8,336% nationally from April 2019 to April 2020. Out of need, patients quickly …

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On-skin printing of sensors could monitor COVID-19 symptoms

Scientists say on-skin printing could be used to create on-body sensors to monitor physiological signals and devices to wirelessly transmit the data. A team led by Huanyu Cheng from Penn State University, say the sensors are capable of precisely and continuously capturing temperature, humidity, blood oxygen levels and heart performance signals. The next stage on …

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NIH Taps PhysIQ to Develop AI-Based COVID-19 Digital Biomarker

What You Should Know: – physIQ has been selected by the National Institute of Health (NIH) to develop an innovative AI-based COVID-19 digital biomarker solution to address the COVID-19 pandemic. – Early detection of COVID-19 decompensation in patients is complicated by infrequent and non-specific clinical data. The first-in-kind tool will collect and analyzes continuous physiologic …

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