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Scanadu brings us one step closer to Star Trek’s medical tricorder, coming in 2013

0. phoneArena posted on 29 Nov 2012, 09:31

We were promised jetpacks and tricorders. Isn’t it time to start getting at least one of them? Answering a $10 million wake-up call coming from Qualcomm’s X Prize from early 2012, the Scanadu Scout is a medical tricorder…

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posted on 29 Nov 2012, 10:06 1

1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

Scout has a ways to go if it hopes to be able to diagnose the 11 conditions. However, it is a good first effort. There needs to be a way to get information on patient vital signs besides a clinical setting.

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 13:13 2

2. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)

Brilliant, presuming it works.

posted on 29 Nov 2012, 16:42 2

3. kozza3 (Posts: 715; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)

human ingenuity at its finest, we should focus on more projects like this

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