December 8, 2014
Samsung launched its open access development platform, which include SAMI on the software side and SimBand on the hardware side, last month. The challenge for the consumer electronics company now is to get a critical mass of developers on board with the platform to drive consumer adoption.
"Our vision at Samsung is to empower people, to improve their lives through our digital health platform,"...
September 23, 2014
At Health 2.0, Samsung Electronics President and Chief Strategy Officer Young Sohn's presence, may have said more about Samsung's health agenda than anything he said during a 20-minute onstage interview with Health 2.0's Indu Subaiya. According to Subaiya, this was Sohn's first appearance at a healthcare-focused technology conference, and it demonstrated a serious and growing commitment to the...
July 29, 2014
Naperville, Illinois-based PhysIQ raised $4.6 million in a round led by LionBird for its digital health analytics platform. This brings the company's total funding to $5.6 million.
"What we're bringing to market is a personalized analytics approach to monitoring physiology," PhysIQ CEO Gary Conkright told MobiHealthNews. "Rather than comparing physiological measurements to group population norms...
May 22, 2014
The Epilepsy Foundation has launched a device and connected app on Indiegogo, called SAMi, that helps caregivers track family members who have recurring seizures (RS), according to a report over at Medgadget.
As reported on the group's Indiegogo page, more than 37,000 children are diagnosed with RS every year. And at night, it is difficult for caregivers to track whether a seizure occurred.