sleep monitoring

By Brian Dolan 11:47 am September 10, 2014
The Apple Watch, announced on-stage at an event in California yesterday, didn't live up to the rumors that it would offer advanced health sensing -- rumors that built up around the "iWatch" thanks to months of reports about Apple's growing team of medical sensor experts. Why did Apple hire a sleep expert like Roy J.E.M. Raymann from Philips Research -- a senior scientist at Philips Research who...
By Jonah Comstock 12:18 pm May 1, 2014
At the beginning of the year, Basis Science's co-founder and COO Bharat Vasan told MobiHealthNews that the Basis Band's new sleep tracking features were "almost clinical grade." “With advanced sleep analysis we are able to do REM sleep, which nobody else can do, and which is what your mind needs to consolidate memories,” Vasan said at the time. “[We can do] deep sleep, which your body needs to...
By Neil Versel 03:40 am January 8, 2013
iMPak Health, Neptune City, N.J.-based creator of pocket-sized devices for ECG testing, sleep monitoring and pain management, is turning to crowdsourcing to fund its latest offering, a foray into gamification. However, the outreach has struggled to gain momentum. iMPak, a joint venture of New Jersey hospital system Meridian Health and Swedish wireless technology vendor Cypak, has listed "Emmett's...
By Chris Gullo 07:18 am October 3, 2011
Meridian Health, T-Mobile, and iMPak Health jointly announced the launch this week of iMPak's SleepTrack sleep monitor. The system has three components: a SleepTrak card (which is a credit card-sized wireless device that is worn on the upper arm), a free app offered through Nokia's Ovi store, and T-Mobile’s Astound smartphone, which is the only phone compatible with the SleepTrak device. iMPak is...
By Brian Dolan 08:00 am March 24, 2010
Boston-area consumer health startup, Zeo, which offers a personal sleep coach device and service, will unveil its first iPhone app, called myZeo iPhone App at MobiHealthNews' wireless health summit, Everywhere Healthcare, which is co-located at CTIA Wireless 2010 here in Las Vegas. The myZeo iPhone App will go live on the iPhone's AppStore later this year and it will be free for and exclusive to...