EyeQue At-Home Vision Testing [video]

EyeQue At-Home Vision Testing [video]

EyeQue’s new Vision Monitoring Kit is the Newark, California-based company’s latest at-home vision testing solution. We wrote about EyeQue’s low-cost optical scope called VisionCheck that attaches to a smartphone display for users to self-administer...
Monitor Your Meditation with a Smart Ring [video]

Monitor Your Meditation with a Smart Ring [video]

We first looked at Helsinki-based Oura‘s sleep and activity tracking Oura Ring in 2017. Oura released a new version of the Oura Ring earlier this year and more recently added Moment, an app-directed feature to help wearers quantify the impact of meditation, breathing...
Smart Insole Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Smart Insole Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The CDC reports that between 10% and 15% of people with diabetes will develop diabetic foot ulcers during their lives. With more than 30 million diabetics in the U.S. and 84 million-plus with pre-diabetes, early foot ulcer detection gives patients the best way to...
Earbuds Provide Stress Relief [video]

Earbuds Provide Stress Relief [video]

We appear to be slowly leaving the Age of the Pill. The last few generations have been raised on the idea that there’s a pill for whatever ails you. While modern pharmaceuticals continue to perform medical miracles, it remains a fact that we as a society have...
Fitbit Watches Identify Irregular Heart Beats [video]

Fitbit Watches Identify Irregular Heart Beats [video]

Fitbit smartwatch users who live in select EU countries will soon be able to monitor their heart rhythm with the FibriCheck Fitbit app, previously available only with smartphones. The CE-marked FibriCheck employs Fitbit’s PPG (photoplethysmography) sensors to...