What’s new in quantified self


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Summary of new consumer-oriented devices and services for Quantified Self. Prepared for Seattle Meetup Dec 2012

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What’s new in quantified self

  1. 1. What’s New in Quantified Self Interesting new products and services December 2012 sprague@ensembio.com
  2. 2. Quantified Self… “Global sales of mobile-health apps will increase from $718m in 2011 to $1.3 Mobile billion this year.” Research2Guidance as quoted in Make Social The dream of the medical tricorder | Dec 1, 2012 Sensors “The medical devices and software systems of 2020 will be as different from today’s computers as the car floor-mounted, multi- pound cell phones with bulky handset cords of 1986 are from today’s iPhones! “ Musings of a Technology Optimist | Dec 2012 sprague@ensembio.com
  3. 3. Shine• $79 pre-order on Indiegogo, ships March 2013• Free iPhone app available now for general tracking.• Wireless/bluetoothless/connectionless mobile sync sprague@ensembio.com
  4. 4. Basis• $199 currently sold out• Optical heart rate sensor, activity, perspiration, skin temperature• Team from EyeFi, Logitech, AOL sprague@ensembio.com
  5. 5. Amiigo • $120, ships April 2013 • Heart-rate, oxygen, skin temperature. • Wristband + clip: two-part design to identify swimming, running, etc. sprague@ensembio.com
  6. 6. Muse• $200 preorder on Indiegogo, available in June 2013• EEG bipolar readings using AFz as the reference for AF3, AF4, TP9, TP10.• Toronto-based, privately owned. sprague@ensembio.com
  7. 7. North Paw • $149 Kit only, ships now. • Soldering iron, wire cutter, etc. required • Anklet vibrates when you face North. • Research at University of Osnabrück in Germany suggests you’ll train yourself intuitively after a few weeks. sprague@ensembio.com
  8. 8. MOBILE APPS sprague@ensembio.com
  9. 9. Lift • Free app, on iPhone now. • Track goals, share with the world • By the creators and investors behind Twitter. sprague@ensembio.com
  10. 10. Cardiio • $2.99 now for iPhone • Touchless pulse detection using facial camera. • Backed by MIT students enrolled in Rock Health incubator. sprague@ensembio.com
  11. 11. AliveCor Heart Monitor • $200, iPhone, ships Jan 2013 (physicians only) • FDA Approved, Class II • Clinical-quality Lead I single- channel ECG recorder • SF-based, $13.5M funding sprague@ensembio.com
  12. 12. Skin Vision• Free, iOS/Android, available now.• Check moles with image analysis algorithm; refer to dermatologist.• Amsterdam-based, funded through Philips sprague@ensembio.com
  13. 13. Hardware sensorsSoftware and cloud servicesENABLING TECHNOLOGY sprague@ensembio.com
  14. 14. Electric Imp • $25 card, available end-2012 • Wifi, easy I/O, including email, Twitter, SMS. • Software development in Squirrel (C-like), or graphical “behavior” editor. sprague@ensembio.com
  15. 15. Ginger.io • iPhone (invitation only) • Background app tracks phone sensor data and uploads to cloud for analysis. • Well-funded, Boston/SF-based. sprague@ensembio.com
  16. 16. IFTTT + Withings • Free service to easily connect one web account with another (Twitter, email, Docs.) • Supports Withings body scale, blood pressure, etc. • Email/Tweet/Save your measurements automatically. sprague@ensembio.com
  17. 17. Upcoming products $99 Microbiome test $29 blood tests sprague@ensembio.com
  18. 18. Watch us at:HTTP://ENSEMBIO.COM sprague@ensembio.com