smartphone breathalyzer

By Jonah Comstock 08:15 am 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 02:23 pm 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 08:34 am 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...