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2014-09-04 23:13:18

Kura MD, Inc., a dynamic telemedicine company based out of Roseville, CA, is pleased to announce its partnership with Cloud DX Inc., based in Brooklyn NY and Toronto Canada, to distribute the

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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2008-05-11 10:20:00

Astronauts are using a Star Trek tricorder-like device to keep track of microscopic life forms onboard the International Space Station.

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...


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