Tricorder Health Vitals in Your Hand with the Scanadu Scout

  Your health is your responsibility and when something is wrong, you want to know right away. A new health scanner from Scanadu acts like an expanded forehead thermometer will give you your vitals on your smartphone in just ten seconds. The Scanadu Scout is being developed as an entrant in the Qualcomm Tricorder X-PRIZE competition, a ten million dollar global competition to build the world’s first working, "Tricorder". The Scout works like a forehead thermometer by pressing the device to the forehead and holding it there for ten seconds. Using Bluetooth LE, the device transmits vitals including heart rate, temperature, breathing, dissolved oxygen, blood pressure and even emotional stress to [...]