Gallery: Scanadu creates world’s first Star Trek-style medical tricorde...


Scanadu, a startup based at the NASA Ames Research Center, has made the science-fiction of Star Trek a reality by creating a non-invasive tricorder that, within 10 seconds, can gather medical information about a person and then relay it to their smartphone. The device, known as the Scanadu Scout, has been in development for over two years and can measure blood pressure, temperature, ECG, oximetry, heart rate and breathing rate.

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  1. Project-a Kidsmile July 8, 2013 at 6:07 am

    It’s a great device … probably. But it’s funny how people will pay money for a prototype (and raise over 1.3 million USD) but … they will not raise money ($60000) for social disadvantaged children to build them a future

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