Intel Labs and Penn Medicine may have overcome the conundrum of respecting HIPAA laws while inputting valuable patient data in machine learning models for cancer research.
May 13, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
Inspired by a need for faster COVID-19 testing, two research groups have hit a breakthrough: a new CMOS biosensor chip that promises rapid, handheld DNA sequencing and viral/antibody testing.
May 07, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Medical device manufacturers have been historically secretive about their designs. Now, they've flung the doors open on ventilator specs. Could this lead to sticky IP problems down the line?
April 29, 2020 by Vanessa Samuel
A number of companies are pumping out new edge AI technology—none of which explicitly state pandemic prediction or healthcare assistance as a use case. But with the overwhelming number of COVID-19 cases, might this new technology be used to that end?
March 25, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The wearables market is by many measures still in its infancy, but many manufacturers continue to push wearable products into the market. How are component manufacturers involved in the wearable market and what are they currently producing?
February 07, 2019 by Robin Mitchell
Implantable electronic devices have shown promise in helping medical patients regain functionality in various limbs after paralysis injuries. Last week, the Mayo Clinic announced that one such device has allowed a paralyzed man to begin walking with assistance.
October 03, 2018 by David Jones
Maxim Integrated just announced the second generation of its Health Sensor Platform, a development platform for designing wearable devices for remote biometric monitoring.
September 26, 2018 by Gary Elinoff