Skin Scan iPhone app

By Brian Dolan 04:23 am May 10, 2012
Soon enough people will be able to record a snipped of their own heart sounds, upload it to an analytics engine through a smartphone app, and receive a diagnosis. Sort of like a Shazam app for heart sounds. That is, at least, according to Steinar Pedersen, Founder of Tromso Telemedicine Consult, who made the prediction -- among many others -- during his closing keynote Monday afternoon at the...
By Brian Dolan 06:10 am June 28, 2011
A new iPhone medical app, Skin Scan, claims to detect melanoma on your skin using only the iPhone's camera. The app also includes geolocation features which map trends in skin cancer rates across the globe. The startup has secured €50,000 Euro in seed funding from Seedmoney, according to a report over at TechCrunch. Skin Scan works by first taking a picture of a mole using the iPhone camera; the...