The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.
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Team: CloudDX (Mississauga, Canada) The CloudDX team was organized by medical devices manufacturer Biosign and is led by company chief medical officer Dr. Sonny Kohli. The centerpiece of the submission is the Pulsewave MAX device (above), the next iteration of Biosign's Pulsewave product already available in the market. It incorporates four separate sensor technologies: an upgraded blood pressure cuff, a blood oxygen sensor, a sensitive thermometer, and a two-lead electrocardiograph. Biosign said the device will measure the four parameters simultaneously and produce six additional measurements via cloud-based computer algorithms.