Tag: Cardiology

Tiny New Endoscope for Looking Inside Blood Vessels

Cambridge Consultants, a UK firm, and OmniVision, based in California, have developed an impressive intravascular camera. It produces native images at 400 x 400 pixel resolution, considerably better than existing fiber-optic angioscopes, but engineers at Cambridge Consultants believe this can be boosted to 1,600 x 1,600 with its own software techni (Read more...)

SleepScore Lab’s Non-Contact, No Hardware Sleep Monitoring System: Product Review and Interview with CEO

It has been less than a year since Medgadget tried out SleepScore Lab’s SleepScore Max, the company’s second generation of sleep monitoring devices, following the S+ system. Today, we’re onto their third offering: the SleepScore App. While both S+ and SleepScore Max systems paired hardware and software in a combined offering, the (Read more...)

Science Fiction Inspired Handheld Diagnostic Device

A team of researchers at Glasgow University, UK have developed a portable rapid diagnostic device that could be used to detect a number of conditions, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. Inspired by the famous Star Trek medical tricorder, the research team behind the innovation set out to create a “multicorder” device. The (Read more...)

Apple Unveils New Watch with ECG Built-In

Apple just unveiled its latest smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 4, and it has one impressive new medical feature: a built-in single-lead ECG (electrocardiograph). The FDA has cleared it as a medical device, according to Apple, and we assume the clearance is for detecting certain cardiac arrhythmias, particularly atrial fibrillation. Previously, t (Read more...)