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2013-08-14 23:19:59

The Company will attend MEDICA 2013 in the Canadian Pavilion, where they will demonstrate the Pulsewave™ MAX, which forms the core of their entry in the Qualcomm Tricorder X-Prize competition. In addition the next iteration of their Healthanywhere Telemedicine Suite will include health risk assessment and self-scheduling modules. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Biosign Technologies Inc. (TSXV: BIO) (“Biosign” or the “Company”) will bring two major innovations in patient...

Scanadu Scout Is A Real Medical Tricorder
2013-05-22 10:54:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s another invention pulled from science fiction. The Scanadu Scout is a real-life Tricorder, a device from the Star Trek universe meant to measure vital signs by simply placing it on your forehead or temple. As with most other technological advancements these days, this data is then captured on a smartphone within ten short seconds. Scanadu first showed off their Scout last year as a part of an X-prize competition meant...

2012-01-21 00:16:29

Scientists have developed a new way to create electromagnetic Terahertz (THz) waves or T-rays - the technology behind full-body security scanners. The researchers behind the study, published recently in the journal Nature Photonics, say their new stronger and more efficient continuous wave T-rays could be used to make better medical scanning gadgets and may one day lead to innovations similar to the 'tricorder' scanner used in Star Trek. In the study, researchers from the Institute of...

X Prize Offers $10M For Star Trek Medical Scanner
2012-01-12 14:24:18

A new contest was unveiled this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to see who can be the first to create a “tricorder” medical device like ones made famous by the iconic Star Trek franchise. The Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize will award $10 million to the first team to create a functional, hand-held tool that allows medical experts to scan for 15 diseases and a handful of “key health metrics”. The rules stipulate that the device can have a...

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2008-05-11 10:20:00

Any Trekkies out there? Remember the tricorder? Dr. McCoy and Mr. Spock both carried them, and they came in mighty handy exploring "strange new worlds ...where no one has gone before." On the International Space Station, astronauts are carrying an experimental device that looks strikingly similar: LOCAD-PTS, short for Lab-On-a-Chip Application Development Portable Test System. This handheld biological lab is the first step along the path to developing something akin to Dr. McCoy's medical...

2008-05-01 16:50:04

New handheld medical scanners coupled with regular cell phones resemble "Star Trek" tricorders and could see what ails you with a push of a button. The invention, using off-the-shelf cell phone technology, would allow medical scanners could boldly go where none have gone before - to the aid of the roughly three-quarters of the world's population currently without access to ultrasounds, X-rays and other imagers used for everything from detecting tumors to monitoring fetuses....


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