Wearable ECG Gets the Nod from FDA

Wearable ECG Gets the Nod from FDA

FDA approval and clearance can take time, due to the multiple stages involved. We wrote about Biotricity‘s Bioflux wearable ECG system in the past when one of its components was cleared by the FDA in 2016. Late in 2017, Biotricty announced it had passed the...
Cardiogram Smartwatch App Moves to Android

Cardiogram Smartwatch App Moves to Android

The focus on wearable health tech started with the hardware before shifting to the software, as is often the case with new technology. With personal computers in the early to mid 80s, for example, the key question for most people was what brand machine to buy, not...
Pacemaker Powered by Microwaves

Pacemaker Powered by Microwaves

  Implanted pacemakers have helped millions of people since Wilson Greatbatch accidentally invented them in the 1950s while building a device to record the sounds of a working heart. At that time heart pacemakers were huge external devices and often shocked patients....