Zipline: Drones Save the World

During a routine C-section, a patient loses consciousness. The medical staff discovers that compatible blood for a transfusion is unavailable in the hospital. They put in an urgent call to a [...]

Nimb: A Smart Ring That Calls for Help

Nimb was built from experience. CEO and co-founder Leo Bereschansky, couldn’t believe that his friend was attacked on the street, and although she had a can of pepper spray and a phone, [...]

HumanCharger: A pocket-sized bright light brain energizer

HumanCharger sends bright light directly to the most light-sensitive regions of the brain. Created by Finnish health technology company Valkee, the company claims that HumanCharger is the answer [...]

Wearable Devices, Seeking Fashion, Seeking Invisibility

Minimalism is a growing trend – designers tout clean lines and “less is more” in home decor, and stylists advocate a “few key pieces” for completing any essential wardrobe. It isn’t a [...]

Zensorium Being: Mindful Living Via Mood, Heart Rate, Activity, and Sleep Insights

After launching the popular Tinké, a tracker that measures heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood oxygen saturation to determine fitness and stress indices, Zensorium is at it again, this time [...]

Sensara: Unobtrusive and Invisible Monitoring for Aging at Home

Sensara is a Dutch company focused on helping the elderly age gracefully at home. Sensara’s mission is clear, “We provide a way of unobtrusive and invisible monitoring – the user doesn’t [...]

Lively: Empower Aging In Place With Passive Activity Sensors

As the population ages, more and more people are choosing to stay in their homes and in their communities. Children of elderly parents, oftentimes hundreds of miles away, are turning to connected [...]

Quell: First Drug-Free And FDA Cleared Pain Relief Wearable Hits the Market

Raising over 300% of its goal on Indiegogo in less than two weeks, Quell, created by scientists and technologists at NeuroMetrix, is the first pain relief wearable to hit the market. Quell looks [...]

MOCAheart: Sleek Design Makes Heart Monitoring Fashionable for All Ages

MOCACARE’s MOCAheart is a small, portable device that measures blood pressure related vital signs, needing only two fingers. Users cover the light sensor with one finger, and rest another finger [...]

Beddit And Forget It: Unobtrusive Sleep Tracking Unveils Habits

The Beddit Sleep Tracker uses ballistocardiography (BCG) to track activity including heartbeat, respiration, and movement, in order to analyze sleep quality, duration, and patterns. Unlike other [...]