April 18, 2012
Verizon Communications has inked a deal with Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks to collaborate on a series of initiatives, beginning with an integrated information infrastructure that improves the treatment of cancer by equipping healthcare providers with the most up-to-date treatment protocols for specific cancer conditions right from their mobile devices. This first collaboration is called the...
March 5, 2012
Last week NantWorks, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong's growing collection of health startups, acquired wireless health remote monitoring company Boston Life Labs for an undisclosed sum. Boston Life Labs, which will now be called NantCare, joines NantWork's NantHealth division. Boston Life Labs developed a number of devices that aimed to bring connectivity to existing medical devices, similar to Qualcomm'...
April 22, 2010
April showers, right? This week in mobile health news brings what appears to be the departure of a company MobiHealthNews has tracked since we published our first issue: AllOne Mobile (AOM). AOM and its partner Diversinet have been in court for the past few months discussing the appropriate breakup fee to dissolve their five-year agreement, which only made it to year two. Diversinet appears ready...
April 21, 2010
The ever evolving iVisit Mx suite of remote patient monitoring and disease management tools has just added a new partner: Ideal Life. The company brings blood pressure monitoring devices, heart rate monitors, connected body weight scales, and glucose meters to the iVisit Mx platform. iVisit already counts the Wound Technology Network, Diversinet, CellUCare, Gentag, Kai Medical and others as its...
March 24, 2010
Ipplex, the holding company that serves as an umbrella company for iVisit, the video and mobile video company that works closely with the Wound Technology Network, has recently launched a new product, called LookTel for the visually impaired. LookTel, which used to be call SeeScan (see our original coverage from last year here) is an augmented reality scanning service that helps visually impaired...
September 10, 2009
"You can enable ubiquitous [wireless health] sensing, but without a services and disease management workflow system in place, who is this data going to?" Duke University Adjunct Associate Professor Gopal Chopra explained to Mobihealthnews in a recent interview. "Who will interpret it? If there are algorithms involved with telling users what to do, well, who is overseeing that? There's risk in...
April 15, 2009
iVisit's Eyal Binshtock recently produced a video demo of the company's SeeScan object recognition application, which the company plans to roll out soon to help the visually impaired. We recently wrote about iVisit's various applications for the visually impaired -- revisit the article here. Check out the one minute demo video below:
April 13, 2009
Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs recently offered a vision of future mobile applications that included enhanced reality where mobile phones can use location data and cameras to identify people and places. While Jacobs did not give a time frame for his vision's realization, it may be much sooner than he thinks.
If you ask iVisit, the precursor technology to the one Jacobs described will be available this...