Digital health is becoming a disruptive force in healthcare
Digital health promises to change the face of healthcare. Reflecting this is growing interest in the digital health space, as evidenced by a substantial $4.7 billion being invested in 2017.
Airware (2011) is a CA company with $110M funding (as of 2018).
Headquartered in Shenzhen, China's Silicon Valley, DJI is undoubtedly the leader of consumer drone market. It has the advantage of direct access to the suppliers, talented engineers, and its own manufacturing facilities.
Wearable heart rate monitor could signal low blood sugar
A wearable medical patch measuring the beat-to-beat variation in heart rate is a promising device for the early detection of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, in type 1 diabetes.
Wearable helps fight addiction
WearIT is a scientific framework that uses a wearable device — such as a Fitbit or Apple watch — along with a smartphone and a web server to detect indicators of stress and/or anxiety in the person wearing the device.
New thin transparent and lightweight touchscreen pressure sensor array
Researchers have demonstrated a new technology for 'force sensing' that can be added to any type of display, including flexible devices, and potential other uses go far beyond touch screen displays on mobile devices.
Nanomagnetics and Nanoport
IDTechEx met with Craig Palmer, VP Strategic Alliances / Director of Business Development, for Nanoport R&D, at CES 2018. We also spoke with Dora Lee who works in communications and marketing within their team.
Nidec (Copal & Sankyo)
IDTechEx analyst James Hayward caught up with Nidec again at CES 2018. They demonstrated a series of developments in haptics on their booth, including activity from their Copal and Sankyo divisions.
Humetrix, founded in 1991, is a healthcare information technology company which engages in the development of consumer-centred IT solutions. Develops patient-centred healthcare solutions and consumer-focused apps.
Omron Healthcare is a division of Omron, a Japanese electronics company. Omron Healthcare are a leading provider of medical equipment for both professional and consumer use.
Founded in 2010, iHealth Labs designs and manufactures mobile personal healthcare products that connect to the cloud for consumers to measure, track and share a range of health vitals e.g. blood pressure, weight and blood glucose.