April 23, 2014

monitoring technology

Webcam Can Measure Pulse and Other Vitals from Across a Room

Posted by: | Posted on: March 13, 2013

The San Jose Mercury News reports that someday the monitoring of vital signs could be done from across a room with a webcam. Researchers at Xerox’s PARC research lab in…


New Report Cites Lack of Standardization in Wireless Monitor Market

Posted by: | Posted on: February 19, 2013

The lack of standards for wireless sensors and technologies used in mHealth devices and wireless patient monitors may threaten the growth of the sector according to a new report from…


Mobile Health Takes to the Road?

Posted by: | Posted on: November 6, 2012

The convergence of technology and the automobile has created innovations in navigation, safety, and now, digital health. With the introduction of embedded sensors, increased consumer interest in health monitoring devices…


Orpyx Will Seek Approval for Wireless Shoe Insert to Help Diabetics Prevent Foot Ulcers

Posted by: | Posted on: July 17, 2012

Foot ulcers are a common complication of diabetes and are a leading cause of amputations among diabetic patients. Diabetics suffer peripheral nerve damage that causes numbness in the feet which…


Trials Underway for Device to Monitor Parkinson’s Patients

Posted by: | Posted on: June 29, 2012

Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies is conducting a study of a device designed to monitor tremors in Parkinson’s patients. A sensor worn as a ring monitors motor symptoms and transmits the data…