Taiwan

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By  Dean Koh 04:18 am November 13, 2020
Taiwan-based diabetes management app Health2Sync announced that combining Fitbit wearable devices with their Health2Sync Patient Management Platform can help users control and better manage the symptoms of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), based on the results from their clinical study in Taiwan. WHAT’S IT ABOUT The study, conducted with four of Taiwan's leading diabetes clinics, yielded some key...
By  Dean Koh 02:38 am September 29, 2020
iWEECARE, the developer of the world’s smallest continuous temperature monitoring product, Temp Pal, announced that it raised $2.4 million in extended pre-series A financing. TransLink Capital, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm with a specific focus on Asia, led the round of fundraising. The round also saw investment from Taiwan’s National Development Fund, BE Capital, Taiwan Surface...
By  Dean Koh 12:03 am September 16, 2020
Taiwan-based digital health startup Health2Sync has entered into a partnership with pharma giant Sanofi with the aim to apply the digital solution provided by Health2Sync in 300 clinics and hospitals nationwide certified by Taiwan Diabetes Shared Care Network over the next three years. As part of the partnership, Health2Sync will provide patient management software for healthcare professionals...

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By  Dean Koh 12:54 am December 10, 2019
Taiwan National Defense Medical Center (NDMC) has partnered with DeepQ, a healthcare division of technology innovator HTC, to build the largest Mixed Reality (MR) anatomy classroom in Taiwan.MR is the combination of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). Users can switch between real and virtual anatomy classroom environments, depending on the appropriate learning method. The team at...

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By  Dean Koh 01:11 am September 30, 2019
Fitbit and Taiwan-based diabetes management app Health2Sync announced last week that Fitbit health, sleep and fitness data can now be integrated with the Health2Sync app to support Health2Sync’s 360,000 users in Taiwan and Japan to better manage their diabetes. The voluntary integration of Fitbit data with the Health2Sync platform gives users who have a Fitbit account access to an in-app...

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By  Dean Koh 03:15 am June 4, 2019
Taiwan-based health tech startup iWEECARE announced that it has raised $1M in Pre-Series A funding, led by Singapore-based Verge HealthTech Fund, alongside Taiwan/US-based Translink Capital and Darwin Venture. The company also just received regulatory approval to market its flagship product, Temp Pal, the world’s smallest smart thermometer, in both the EU and Taiwan. What’s it about Temp Pal is a...
By  Jonah Comstock 06:00 am August 30, 2016
Health2Sync, a Taiwanese diabetes management startup, has raised $3 million in a round led by WI Harper Group; with participation from Cherubic Ventures, iSeed Ventures, and SparkLabs Global Ventures. The investors are mostly firms with a presence in both Silicon Valley and in Asia. Funds will be used to expand the program outside of Taiwan and into surrounding markets, especially Japan.  The...
By  Jonah Comstock 05:29 am March 10, 2014
A group of Taiwanese researchers has rigged up a smartphone-connected endoscope, which can enable the smartphone's camera to take internal pictures of patients' ears, noses and throats. In a six-patient telemedicine trial that took place in the mountains of Taiwan, the technology enabled remote diagnoses that matched the diagnosis of on-site otolaryngologists 100 percent of the time. The...