Navigation Links
HotHead Technologies' Heat Sensor Shows Exciting Potential by Kennesaw State University Researchers
Date:2/17/2009

ATLANTA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- HotHead Technologies, Inc. today announced that the technology they have developed shows promising signs in early research results by Kennesaw State University researchers as an early warning system for heat injury.

"It's exciting news that research from a university as respected as Kennesaw State has been able to verify much earlier than we anticipated, in the preliminary stages of research that the reliability and validity of this device may be so quickly established," said Jay Buckalew, Founder and CEO of HotHead Technologies. "Heat-related injury and death has been of great concern recently. We're thankful that, starting this season, we can begin to put the minds of parents, coaches and certified athletic trainers at ease."

"In more than a decade of conducting prototype research, I have never seen data come out as tight as the data we collected for this technology," said Dr. Laurie Tis PhD., ATC., FACSM, Associate Dean and Professor at Kennesaw State University. "The research is on its way to confirming the correlation between actual body temperature and the relayed information. This is just a good, solid device. I am confident that when HotHead Technologies decides to go to market, it will be ready."

As the spring football season approaches, universities and high schools throughout the country are beginning to ask how they can properly measure the body temperature of their student-athletes and prevent these types of heat-related injuries. They have never been able to accurately monitor the body temperature of an athlete on the field - until now.

The Heat Observation Technology (H.O.T.) system provides coaches and athletic trainers with an early-warning detection system. The dime-size device is integrated into an athlete's helmet where it tracks the temperature trends of players on the field. That data is then wirelessly sent to a PDA where it can be monitored in real-time. In the event a player's temperature rises above normal, an audible alert is set off to warn a coach or certified athletic trainer that the player should be evaluated and cooled down.

Kennesaw State is currently in the process of conducting the second phase of the H.O.T. system research. Results will be submitted to peer-reviewed scientific journals as early as this summer.

About HotHead Sports

HotHead Sports (hotheadsports.com), a division of HotHead Technologies, Inc., is an Atlanta-based company offering a patent-pending and proprietary monitoring solution termed the Heat Observation Technology (H.O.T.) system. The system is designed as an aid in the prevention of heat-related illness in athletes. Within the coming years, HotHead Technologies will target additional segments that have a need for biosensor technologies such as public safety, military, industrial, and other markets. "HotHead ", "HotHead Sports", Heat Observation Technology (H.O.T.) and the HotHead Sports logo are trademarks of HotHead Technologies, Inc.


'/>"/>
SOURCE HotHead Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. HotHead Technologies Working with Schutt Sports to Develop Smart Helmet
2. RF Technologies(R) Installs Safe Place(R) Solution for Pediatric and Infant Security at St. Johns Childrens Hospital
3. Global Med Technologies(R) Systems Now in All 50 States
4. MedClean Technologies Inc. CEO Publishes Letter to Shareholders
5. Palatin Technologies Announces Receipt of $4.1 Million from AstraZeneca
6. Stratus Technologies Partners With Infinity Healthcare Solutions to Resell Availability Products With Its Services
7. Dilon Technologies Leads Molecular Breast Imaging Expansion
8. China Medical Technologies to Announce Financial Results for the Third Fiscal Quarter Ended December 31, 2008 on March 2, 2009
9. VNUS Medical Technologies to Present at the Roth 21st Annual OC Growth Stock Conference
10. Greenway Medical Technologies and Navicure Form Partnership to Streamline Claims Management Process
11. ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. to Change Name to American Med Tech
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... ... conference will prominently feature 150+ Hospital and Health System Executive Speakers including: , ... 43rd President of the United States of America: George W. Bush , ... the Ring: Sugar Ray Leonard , JD, Chairperson, McGuireWoods LLP: Amber McGraw Walsh ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... , ... Sharon Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon ... talked on her program about how she is looking forward to World Water Day ... important distinction. World Water Day, Kleyne pointed out, is an occasion for looking ahead ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... that help improve all aspects of people’s health and nutrition, announced its product ... products. , Natural Subsistence develops nutritional supplements that help people improve all ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... Inflow IQ & Inflownomics ... serious so build on a solid foundation. As experts in dangerous situations the ... that is coming soon. Inflownomics deliver ripe, fresh, clean & refreshing knowledge systems that ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization ... ABQAURP’s dedication to Health Care Quality and Management and Patient Safety. , It is ... the association, but also to the Health Care Quality and Patient Safety movements. Diplomates ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... 2017  Drug diversion is a significant contributing ... overdoses. A new oral fluid monitoring test, announced ... reports more detailed and actionable information to clinicians ... therapy adherence, patient safety, and help to identify ... fluid Rx Evaluation (CORE) system is the first ...
(Date:3/23/2017)...  A new genetic test has been discovered ... who carry HLA-B*15:02 and who are ... deadly side effect of certain medications used to ... HLA-B*15:02 is strongly associated with life-threatening severe ... toxic epidermal necrolysis in patients treated with carbamazepine ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ALBANY, New York , March 23, 2017 ... devices market exhibits a consolidated vendor landscape with the ... the overall market in 2015. These companies are ... Industries, Inc., Hygia Health Services, Inc., and VANGUARD ... global reprocessed medical devices market is witnessing the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: