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Here Are 5 Examples of Turning A Smartphone Into a Medical Device (ThermoDock)

Name of Product: ThermoDockDeveloper: Medisana AG

Name of Product: ThermoDock

Developer: Medisana AG

What it Does: It's an infrared temperature measurement device that can be attached to an iPod, iPhone or an iPad. Once attached, the app automatically launches and the person taking a temperature can bring the device in contact with his or her forehead to get a reading. The same company makes other smartphone accessories to measure glucose and to check blood pressure.

Source: VitaDock by Medisana

   

Interested in the technical and regulatory aspects of transforming a smartphone or tablet into a medical device? Consider attending MD&M West Conference and Showcase on Feb. 10 at the Anaheim Convention Center where Johnny Chan, CTO of Connected Rock will present on the topic. 
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