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...
June 17, 2015
Australia-based Analytica has received FDA 510(k) clearance for PeriCoach, its smartphone-connected device that helps women monitor their pelvic floor exercises. The goal of PeriCoach is to reduce or stop urinary incontinence. It will commercially launch in the US next week.
According to the company's website, one in three women experience a bladder leak at some point in their lives. And although...
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 ...