smartphone health sensors

By Jonah Comstock 11:01 am August 15, 2017
Alphabet (the Google parent company formerly known as Google) has acquired a small, Seattle-based startup called Senosis Health, according to Geekwire, which broke the story on Sunday. Senosis, which had only recently come out of stealth mode, may not be a company many have heard of, but its founder Shwetak Patel, a professor at the University of Washington and a visiting researcher at Microsoft...
By Aditi Pai 09:36 am July 15, 2014
Researchers at Germany's Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have developed a smartphone-connected tool that can sense dust levels, which can be an important metric for some public health issues. When tested, the technology showed a good initial performance, but a paper describing the research explains that future iterations of the tool will offer increased sensitivity so that the device can detect...