smartphone diagnosis

By Dave Muoio October 19, 2017
A multidisciplinary group of researchers have detailed a novel infectious disease diagnostic platform that relies on the user’s smartphone to provide point-of-care screening. Housed within a portable 3D-printed cradle, the tool uses the smartphone and an app to interpret real-time images of a microfluidic chip embedded on credit card-like cartridge. Researchers say it's the only point-of-care...
By Brian Dolan February 6, 2012
SkyLight, an adapter that claims to connect almost any smartphone to any microscope will go on sale in March. The device's designers received funding to create the device via crowdsourcing funding site Kickstarter. The devicemakers designed the adapter so that it could upgrade older microscopes for the digital age with an eye on community healthcare workers in emerging markets as well as science...