smartphone breathalyzer

By Jonah Comstock March 12, 2019
BACtrack, a company that has been invested in the smartphone-connected breathalyzer for years now, has launched BACTrack View, a new remote monitoring service that will let friends, family, or sponsors check in remotely on a BACtrack user’s sobriety level. “Alcohol is a drug, and when people have addiction issues with drugs, when they’re at their worst, there can be a lot of lies and a lot of...
By Jonah Comstock January 24, 2017
Breathometer, the Mark Cuban-backed digital health startup that makes a smartphone-connected oral health sensor, has settled a suit with the Federal Trade Commission over its first product, a smartphone-connected breathalyzer. According to the terms of the settlement, Breathometer will have to offer a full refund to customers who bought the device. The FTC says that it discovered serious accuracy...
By Aditi Pai May 21, 2014
Just three months after smartphone breathalyzer company Breathometer pitched its product on ABC show Shark Tank Breathometer's sales grew from $140,000 to $1 million. The company's pitch on the show resulted in an unprecedented $1 million investment from all five investors. Breathometer is also moving on to new health conditions like halitosis, dehydration, diabetes, and asthma. The Shark Tank...