smart stethoscope

By Dave Muoio 01:26 pm October 29, 2018
A team of researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have unveiled their take on the digital stethoscope, which includes ECG and machine learning capabilities. Of note, the new device is specifically designed to detect arrhythmia issues related to a patient’s heart pump implant. The design combines a microphone for digital...
By Jonah Comstock 03:16 pm February 28, 2018
Berkeley, California-based smart stethoscope company Eko Devices has raised $5 million in new funding. Artis Ventures led the round, with additional participation from Strategic Partners, Dreamlt Ventures, 1812 Ventures, and Founder.org. This brings the company's funding up to $7.8 million — it last raised money in 2015. Eko Devices received FDA clearance last year for Duo, a smart heart monitor...
By Dave Muoio 12:32 pm January 25, 2018
Brisbane, Australia-based M3DICINE is the latest device maker looking to distance physicians from their signature rubber-tubed stethoscopes. Today, the company announced the launch of Stethee, a wireless, artificial intelligence-boosted stethoscope that pairs with an iOS or Android app to quickly capture and analyze heart and lung data. “This most iconic and enduring symbol of healthcare is now...
By Heather Mack 03:28 pm June 7, 2017
Berkeley, California-based Eko Devices has received FDA clearance for Duo, a smart heart monitor that is a combination of a digital stethoscope and portable electrocardiogram. Duo is intended as a prescription-only screening tool as part of an at-home monitoring plan, and it works with a companion app for remote monitoring or diagnosis. The idea is to keep continuous tabs on patients at risk for...