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Brainworks uses smartphone camera and AI to detect your heart rate, breathing

Brainworks is combining artificial intelligence and simple smartphone camera images to automatically detect someone’s heart rate or breathing rate. And that’s just one of the tricks that the Emeryville, California-based company is pursuing in its overall goal to use intelligent ambient biometric sensors to make healthcare better. Phillip Alvelda, CEO of Brainworks, spoke at our […]

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Medtronic debuts first apps to let heart patients monitor their pacemakers

Clinicians have been able to remotely monitor pacemakers for years thanks to a combination of near-field and remote wireless technologies, but until now, patients haven’t been able to access the data from their own implanted devices. That’s about to change thanks to pacemaker developer Medtronic, which has officially launched MyCareLink Heart — a free iOS and […]