A Real-Life Star-Trek Tricorder Is Now Reality

by Adam Benjamin | May 22, 2013 3:30 pm

Pretty soon, your smartphone will smart enough to know you if you’re sick.

Developed by Scandu, the Scout prototype [1]will be able to scan and report a person’s vital statics in 10 seconds. The device then tracks your health over time[2], allowing users to see patterns or abnormalities by collecting and storing data in the person’s smartphone.

The first devices are expected in 2014.

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Amazon Reveals Plans for Massive Futuristic Biosphere Office [3]

Pew Study: Teens Leaving Facebook for Twitter[4]

Teen’s Gadget Can Charge Phone in Seconds[5]

Endnotes:
  1. Scout prototype : http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/22/scanadu-scout-tricorder-final-design/
  2. tracks your health over time: http://mashable.com/2013/05/22/scanadu-scout/
  3. Amazon Reveals Plans for Massive Futuristic Biosphere Office : http://investorplace.com/2013/05/amazon-reveals-plans-for-massive-futuristic-biosphere-office/
  4. Pew Study: Teens Leaving Facebook for Twitter: http://investorplace.com/2013/05/pew-study-teens-leaving-facebook-for-twitter/
  5. Teen’s Gadget Can Charge Phone in Seconds: http://investorplace.com/2013/05/teens-gadget-can-charge-phone-in-seconds/

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