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Technology: Wearables Beyond Mobile

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Technology: Wearables Beyond Mobile

  1. 1. OUTLINE • Full Disclosure - Lars Who?• Sister Kenny Research Center – Innovation Incubation! • Wearable Technology – A Growing HUGE Market! • The ―Wearable Hospital‖ – it’s coming • U of MN Wearable Technology Lab • Walkasins – Medical Device & Activity/Health App • More Local Innovation • Discussion & Ideas! ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2
  2. 2. FULL DISCLOSURE – LARS WHO? Lars Oddsson, PhD Director of Research Sister Kenny Research Center, Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Co-Founder, President, Inventor – RxFunction Inc. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 3
  3. 3. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 4
  4. 4. DISCLAIMERThere is a lot of cool stuff out there & I am not trying to cover it all nor do I know of it all! ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 5
  5. 5. SISTER KENNY RESEARCH CENTER – INNOVATION INCUBATION! ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 6
  6. 6. Sister Kenny Research Center External partnerships“Academic” Translational Business Development Research Research Incubation/Acceleration New NewKnowledge Products ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 7
  7. 7. SKRC Network International Partner of the Swedish Product Innovation Engineering program ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 8
  8. 8. “Graduation” SKRC INNOVATION PROCESS “Seeding” INVENTION phase INCUBATION phase COMMERCIALIZATION •Conception •Evaluation •Start-Up •Rapid prototyping •Patentability •Licensing •Proof-of-Concept •Market analysis •Strategic partners •Business plan Clinical Innovation Teams Invention Product Business coachingNEEDS Match making EXIT Fund raising Industry advisory Refinement Legal services Refinement Cost effectiveness Internal funding External funding Fail early & “cheap” 6-12 months 1-2 years 3-5 years ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 9
  9. 9. ―Building a bridge to help many‖ ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 10
  10. 10. SO WHAT ABOUT WEARABLES AND APPS? ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 11
  11. 11. WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY –A GROWING HUGE MARKET ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 12
  12. 12. Wikipedia Definition ―Wearable technology, tech togs, or fashion electronics are clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic technologies. The designs often incorporate practical functions andfeatures, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda.” ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 13
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  18. 18. Institute of Medicine Report - Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America―Presents a vision of what is possible if the nationapplies the resources and tools at hand by marshalingscience, information technology, incentives, and careculture to transform the effectiveness and efficiency ofcare—to produce high-quality health care thatcontinuously learns to be better.‖ http://www.iom.edu/ ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 19
  19. 19. Reads Like a Roadmap for Mobile & App Developers! ―Digital technology developers and health productinnovators should develop tools to assist individualsin managing their health and health care, in addition to providing patient supports in new forms of communities.‖ ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 20
  20. 20. 1/3rd of Health Care cost is waste! ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 21
  21. 21. WHAT IF?- other industries routinely operated in the same manner asmany aspects of health care:• Banking - ATM transactions would take days or longer as a result of unavailable or misplaced records.• Home building - carpenters, electricians, and plumbers each would work with different blueprints. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 22
  22. 22. MORE WHAT IF• Shopping - product prices would not be posted, and the price charged would vary widely within the same store.• Automobile manufacturing - car warranties would not exist so few factories would seek to monitor and improve production line performance and product quality.• Airline travel - each pilot would be free to design his or her own preflight safety check, or not to perform one at all. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 23
  23. 23. Growth of mHealth MarketSo how large is the coming mHealth Market? ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 24
  24. 24. Growth of mHealth Market ―mHealth market is expected to significantly revolutionize healthcare delivery and management in the future, growing in value from an estimated $0.5 billion in 2010 to over $8 billion by 2018‖ http://www.globaldata.com/ ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 25
  25. 25. THE ―WEARABLE HOSPITAL‖? ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 26
  26. 26. IT IS COMING….. ANOTHER PREDICTION! Healthcare providers of the future will establishclose business relationships or maybe even merge with companies in the telecom and IT sectors. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 27
  27. 27. A ―BUT‖ - SENSOR DESIGN CHALLENGES…. •―Star Trek‖ Health scan From Dr. L Dunne U of MN ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 28
  28. 28. WALKASINS – MEDICAL DEVICE & ACTIVITY/HEALTH APP ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 29
  29. 29. RXFUNCTION INC.Technology: Walkasins™, a Balance Sensory Augmentation and Substitution System that improves balance and mobility in at-risk fallers in real time.Market: Falls cost US hospitals over $3 Billion/year. Over 7 Million patients considered at risk, $199, >$1Billion/year opportunityStatus: Estimated launch 2013 ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 30
  30. 30. 30 60 90 120 150 ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 31
  31. 31. EFFECT OF USING WALKASINS OFF ON OFF24 Steps 16 Steps 22 Steps 12 s 9s 12 s ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 32
  32. 32. EFFECT OF USING WALKASINS ON BALANCE 25 p<0.011Dynamic Gait Index Score NON-FALLER 20 FALLER 15 17.9 20.6 Score <19 10 5 W - OFF W - ON 0 •Subjects “instantly” become non-fallers! •Such effects require weeks of PT! ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 33
  33. 33. DATA FROM WALKASINS 1.5 Load Distr. 1 Ant. Motor Post. Motor 0.5A-P 0 -0.5 -1 -1.5 700 750 800 850 900 950 1000 1050 1100 1 Exploring opportunity Load Distr. Med. Motor 0.5 Lat. Motor for:M-L 0 Activity/Health/ -0.5 -1 700 750 800 850 900 950 1000 1050 1100 Sports App! 1.5 Ant. Sensor Med. Sensor Sensor Output 1 Post. Sensor Lat. Sensor Sum 0.5 0 700 750 800 850 900 950 1000 1050 1100 Sample # @150Hz ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 34
  34. 34. U OF MN WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY LAB Dr. Lucy Dunne Wearable.design.umn.edu ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 35
  35. 35. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 36
  36. 36. COVERSTITCH MACHINE (MAKES THE HEM ON A T-SHIRT) ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 37
  37. 37. COVERSTITCHED SENSORrelaxed stretched ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 38
  38. 38. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 39
  39. 39. MULTI-LAYER CIRCUIT: STITCHED PRODUCTION ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 40
  40. 40. ―CUT MAKE & TRIM‖ PRODUCTION OF E-TEXTILES (COLLABORATION WITH NASA)• Reduce/eliminate re-training and new processes• Integrate electronic system design into apparel design/production specification processes• Leverage existing technology Stitched surface-mount LEDs – uses solder reflow assembly ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 41
  41. 41. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 42
  42. 42. SOLAR JACKET Silvia Guttmann, Dziyana Zhyhar, Allison Danzl ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 43
  43. 43. TURN SIGNAL GLOVE Tony Carton ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 44
  44. 44. FASHION AND ART ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 45
  45. 45. FASHION AND ART Flowers “buzz” when touched ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 46
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  47. 47. The Device (Beta) NIRS Detectors Watch Display Receive scattered Shows real-time light from tissue SmO2 readings Radio Transmitter Sends data stream toEmitter watch displaySends near-infraredlight into issue USB Port Charges sensor and uploads SmO2 data ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 48
  48. 48. The Technology - MoxyMonitor.com By shining near-infrared light into the muscle, Moxy measures how much of the hemoglobin inside each muscle is saturated with oxygen. The Moxy sensor analyzes this amount, expressing the result as a percentage of muscle oxygen saturation (SmO2). Once athletes find their steady state SmO2 level for a given muscle, they can monitor changes to SmO2 during their workout in real time. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 49
  49. 49. SKOTEE - SISTER KENNY HOME THERAPY SYSTEM• A socially assistive robotic home telehealth system to help patients adhere to treatment in the home• Patent pending PHYSICAL EMOTIONAL• Will incorporate expertise from clinicians related to cognitive support for behavioral changes• An app? FUNCTIONAL SOCIAL ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 50
  50. 50. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS• Mr. Dan Leach, CEO RxFunction Inc.• Mr. Daniel Nilsson, RxFunction Inc.• Dr. Lucy Dunne, U of MN• Mr. Roger Schmitz, MOXY• Dr. Dianne Wrisley, Lynchburg College• Dr. Peter Meyer, CovidienFUNDING• Sister Kenny Foundation• NIH ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 51
  51. 51. A FINAL PLUG the largest state-based life sciences trade association in the U.S.,http://www.lifesciencealleyconference.org/media ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 52
  52. 52. ©2012 MOBCON ─ WHERE MOBILE MINDS CONNECT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 53

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