Wearable Sensors

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for wearable cardiac diagnostic systems. These include technologies related to smart phone apps, wearable monitors, consumer-grade wearables and medical grade FDA cleared wearables. A good overview on the future of these technologies can be found in this article.

CareTaker Medical, wireless remote patient monitor, continuous blood pressure, heart rate, FDA clearance
Technology | Wearable Sensors | May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016 — CareTaker Medical announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(k)...

Kardia Band, Alivecor

The Alivecor Kardia Band for the Apple Watch enables anyone to perform a medical-grade ECG anywhere.

Technology | Wearable Sensors | March 28, 2016

AliveCor, Inc., the leader in FDA-cleared electrocardiogram (ECG) technology for mobile devices, announced today the...

health monitoring device adoption, Juniper Research, 2020, data analytics
News | Wearable Sensors | March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016 — A new study from Juniper Research has estimated that the adoption of...

2016 HIMSS Connected Health Survey, information technology, connectivity
News | Information Technology | March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016 — The 2016 HIMSS Connected Health Survey paints an optimistic picture surrounding the emerging trend...

Vital Connect, VitalPatch, disposable biosensor, HIMSS 2016
Technology | Wearable Sensors | March 03, 2016

March 3, 2016 — Vital Connect debuted the VitalPatch...

Technology | Wearable Sensors | March 02, 2016

March 2, 2016 — Philips announced that it will introduce a next-generation monitoring solution for at-risk patients...

Kyoto University, Panasonic, remote heartbeat sensing, millimeter-wave radar

Japanese researchers have come up with a way to measure heartbeats remotely, in real time, and under controlled conditions with as much accuracy as electrocardiographs. The technology utilizes spread-spectrum radar to catch signals from the body and an algorithm that distinguishes heartbeats from other signals.

News | Remote Monitoring | January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 — Heartbeats can now be...

Profusa, integrated biosensors, long-term continuous monitoring
News | Patient Monitors | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — Biointegrated sensors for long-term, continuous tracking of body chemistry may make health and...

News | Wearable Sensors | January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 — Consumers from California, Colorado and Wisconsin filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against...

Fraunhofer IIS, FitnessSHIRT, smart apparel, cardiac diagnostics

The FitnessSHIRT developed by Fraunhofer IIS measures the pulse, respiratory activity and exercise intensity. Image courtesy of Fraunhofer IIS/Kurt Fuchs

News | Wearable Sensors | November 05, 2015

November 5, 2015 — The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is introducing the FitnessSHIRT during the...

DataSpeaks, SRI International, license, SIMA, clinical decision support
News | Wearable Sensors | September 09, 2015

September 9, 2015 — SRI International and DataSpeaks Inc. announced that SRI has licensed the Science of...

uberization of healthcare

Physicians are starting to "prescribe" smartphone apps to patients for education, tracking their health or to interface with wearable monitor devices. This physician is using an app created by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) to educate a patient about cardiac function.

 

Feature | Cardiovascular Business | September 04, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Today, in a world of immediate access to information anywhere on the planet using a smartphone, consumers expect...

Nonin Medical, NoninConnect Model 3230, Bluetooth Smart, wireless finger pulse oximeter, iOS-compatible, Apple

Image courtesy of Nonin Medical

Technology | Patient Monitors | August 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 — Nonin Medical Inc. announced it has launched the NoninConnect Model 3230 Bluetooth Smart wireless...

wearable sensors, Verizon, fitness trackers, smart watches
Feature | Wearable Sensors | July 13, 2015

July 13, 2015 - Wearable sensors are...

Masimo, MightySat Rx, fingertip pulse oximeter, SpO2, pulse rate
Technology | July 08, 2015

July 8, 2015 - Masimo announced the CE Mark and full market release of MightySat Rx fingertip pulse oximeter for...

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