April 28, 2016
Louisville, Kentucky-based Beam Technologies has launched SmartPremiums, its dental insurance plan, in California.
Beam first launched a few years ago with a connected toothbrush offering, called Beam Brush, but has since expanded into offering large and small employer dental health insurance plans.
“When Alex Curry, Dan Dykes, and I started beam, we were a hardware team that had an idea to build...
August 11, 2014
Louisville, Kentucky-based smart toothbrush maker Beam Technologies raised $5 million in a round led by Drive Capital for its manual smartphone connected toothbrush. This brings the company's total announced funding to date to $5.5 million.
"We've been working hard to transform the mundane two minutes people spend brushing their teeth to create a highly engaging user experience -- so much so that...
October 16, 2013
The Beam Brush app.
After reducing its FDA 510(k)-cleared smart toothbrush from $49.99 down to $24.99, Beam Technologies is offering a new version of its product, via pre-orders, for $19.99. The Beam Brush Bug, which the company informed customers about today in an email, is a small adhesive accelerometer they can attach to any toothbrush or flossing device.
The sensor will connect to an app,...
March 21, 2013
According to a new report by research firm ON World, 18.2 million health and wellness wireless sensor networks (WSNs) will be shipped worldwide in 2017, generating $16.3 billion in annual revenue. That's up from 1.7 million shipments and $4.9 billion in revenues in 2012.
Between 2012 and 2017, the firm reported, health and wellness WSNs that are wearable, implantable, or otherwise mobile-enabled...
February 21, 2013
Wildflower Health's Due Date Plus app.
Rock Health held the demo day for its fourth class this week, highlighting some impressive accomplishments from its newest batch of 14 portfolio companies. Last year, MobiHealthNews reported that this class would start with an increased $100,000 investment from Rock Health, shortly after the incubator signed on Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. This is also...
February 15, 2012
According to a report over at GigaOm, one-year-old startup, Beam Technologies, plans to commercially launch a Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush and companion app next month. Beam's connected toothbrush leverages a sensor and Bluetooth to send brushing data to its companion smartphone app. The company sees an opportunity to build out a number of features and services based on the toothbrush tracking...