New interface transforms smartphones for vital signs monitoring
a universal interface that transforms smartphones, tablets and laptops into mobile medical devices with real-time vital sign monitoring capabilities.
Using standard medical sensors connected directly through the universal audio port of practically any mobile device, the proprietary interface provides accurate monitoring of blood oxygen levels, blood pressure and body temperature.
Pairing medical diagnostics with mobile phones will greatly advance the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of critical diseases in developing countries,
The availability of portable, easy-to-use and affordable mobile health monitoring technology will move medical diagnostics from the hospital to non-hospital settings, helping reduce global health inequities and improving health outcomes worldwide.
Users simply download an app that allows their device to drive a low-cost standard medical sensor.