University of Washington

By Aditi Pai 10:47 am April 28, 2015
The University of Washington (UW) has developed an app that helps detect sleep apnea, called ApneaApp. App development was funded by the National Science Foundation and the University of Washington. UW said that usually, to diagnose sleep apnea, providers need to use sensors attached to the user's body and special equipment, but ApneaApp can detect sleep apnea using inaudible sound waves...
By Brian Dolan 08:50 am August 28, 2014
Medical and engineering researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle have developed a smartphone app, called BiliCam, that they claim can diagnose jaundice in newborns via a smartphone's camera. "The app, called BiliCam, uses a smartphone’s camera and flash and a color calibration card the size of a business card," a blog post on the university's site explains. "A parent or health care...