Temptraq for body temperature

by Sam Draper

July 17, 2018

TempTraq is Vying to Become the New Gold Standard for Monitoring Patient Body Temperature in Hospitals

A new study has shown that TempTraq®, a wearable, Bluetooth continuous body temperature monitor, is in line with Pulmonary Artery Catheters (PAC) temperature measurement, the current gold standard for temperature comparison. While the PAC is an invasive form of body temperature monitoring, the TempTraq is a tiny, non-invasive patch. When placed on the underarm skin, […]

Verily resmed sleep apnea

by Sam Draper

July 17, 2018

Alphabet’s Verily Partners Up With ResMed to Study Sleep Apnea

Alphabet subsidiary Verily has teamed up with ResMed to study and explore treatments for sleep apnea. ResMed, who will exhibiting at our WT | Wearable Technologies Show MEDICA on November 12-15 in Düsseldorf, manufactures remote monitoring devices and software for sleep apnea patients. Combined with Verily’s data analytics technologies, the two companies plan to develop […]

Maxim ecg monitor

by Sam Draper

July 17, 2018

Maxim Enables a Healthier World with Health Band and ECG Monitor

Due to the complexity involved in designing good optical solutions and motion-compensated algorithms, many designers find it very difficult to develop good optical heart-rate solutions for health and fitness wearables. Customer expectations, accuracy, and longer battery life must also be considered while designing these devices. With that in mind, Maxim has developed MAX-HEALTH-BAND and MAX-ECG-MONITOR […]

Wearable ecg monitoring

by Sam Draper

July 17, 2018

Wearable ECG Monitoring Patch Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation Earlier and More Efficiently, Says Study

A wearable ECG monitoring patch can identify people with asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AFib) earlier and more efficiently than regular care, according to a research published in Jama. Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute used an ECG screening wearable called iRhythm Zio patch to monitor patients with a risk for the condition. Researchers found that patients […]