October 16, 2018
San Diego-based Triple W has launched a new wearable connected health monitor in the United States, focused on urinary incontinence. The sensor, called DFree, uses an ultrasound sensor to monitor changes in bladder size. Then proprietary algorithms translate that data into information about when a user should head to the bathroom.
“DFree is designed to help individuals with incontinence improve...
December 14, 2015
Samsung and Medtronic are once again teaming up, this time to build mobile tools for patients using neuromodulation therapy, a treatment used in a number of chronic conditions including chronic pain, movement disorders, and incontinence.
The two companies partnered in June on diabetes around the same time Medtronic received FDA clearance for its MiniMed Connect device that connects Medtronic CGMs...
June 11, 2015
San Francisco-based Lir Scientific is developing a new wearable device, called Brightly, that tracks the user's bladder fullness to help remind people to urinate. Lir Scientific hopes the device will replace adult diapers.
Brightly is a patch, worn on the abdomen, that notifies the user with either a sound or vibration when it senses that the user needs to urinate. The device will also send an ...