November 21, 2016
St. Louis-based Sparo Labs is now selling Wing, its FDA-cleared, over-the-counter smartphone sensor to manage asthma and other respiratory conditions. The device was cleared in June and is available directly to consumers, although the company has also indicated they are eyeing pharma and providers as potential distribution channels as well.
Wing is a pocket-sized spirometer with a cloud-connected...
May 4, 2016
A research team from the University of Washington has adapted a smartphone-based spirometry test to work with any kind of phone, including feature phones and landline phones, and to deliver clinically accurate results.
Back in 2012, the University developed a smartphone app, SpiroSmart, that would use the measure lung function using the phone's microphone. But in attempting to put the device to...