Navigation Links
West Wireless Health Institute Awards $10K Developer Challenge at Health 2.0
Date:10/7/2010

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today awarded its $10,000 developer challenge to Alan Viars, of Videntity, at the Health 2.0 Conference.  Viars' winning submission integrates consumer devices and open source platforms to enable people to share real-time health data securely over their social networks as they work towards achieving health and fitness goals.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090624/DC137665LOGO)

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090624/DC137665LOGO)

The Institute called on developers to design a low-cost, secure mechanism for incorporating real-time health data derived from wireless sensors, such as those found in a Wii balance board, into an established social network interface.  Developers were challenged to create applications, for example, that allow users to "gift" normal glucose levels to family members, share weight loss data within a diet group, and challenge friends to compare and track indicators such as blood pressure.

"I wanted to design a platform that would allow users to customize, personalize and easily manage their personal health data in a fun, interactive way," explained Viars. "I also knew that I wanted to build an open source solution that enables innovators to easily build interesting health applications such as games and challenges. I envisioned a solution where consumers have the choice of how they want to engage, whether it is through a medical device, a mobile phone, or a social network. Being able to manage weight, activity level, and blood pressure from anywhere, and then share that data across social platforms, motivates people to modify their behavior through networks that they are already using."

Videntity's solution uses a simple, open language to standardize health information from multiple sources and a development approach that makes it easy for other innovators to build their own applications o
'/>"/>

SOURCE West Wireless Health Institute
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Palmetto Health Richland Hospital Becomes First in South Carolina to Noninvasively, Wirelessly Monitor Patients Using State-of-the-Art Masimo Patient SafetyNet™ System
2. NetMotion Wireless Tapped by IDEXX Laboratories to Provide Secure Mobile Access to Field Personnel
3. Reportlinker Adds Wireless Medical Technologies 2007-2010
4. Proventix™ Partners with Synapse Wireless to Save Lives
5. West Wireless Health Institute and GE Healthcare to Collaborate on Technology and Educational Initiatives
6. Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) Applauds Partner Organizations for Supporting Goal of Improving Healthcare Via Wireless Technologies
7. Thought Leaders Shaping the Emerging Wireless Life Science Space to Share Vision and Insights at WLSA Convergence Summit
8. Fenwal Receives FDA Clearance for Amicus(R) Separator With Wireless Connectivity
9. Vitality GlowCaps Utilize AT&T Wireless Network to Improve Prescription Medication Adherence
10. LifeSync Purchases Wireless Patent Portfolio from Motorola
11. Triage Wireless, Inc. Becomes Sotera Wireless, Inc.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)...  CARsgen, a leader in the development of Chimeric ... variety of cancers, today announced the completion of a ... China -based healthcare private equity fund.   ... development of new therapeutics for liver, lung, stomach and ... Shanghai Renji Hospital, the company plans to initiate clinical ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Nov. 26, 2014 The medical magnetic ... rate of 4%, with world market revenues for ... MRI and other types of medical imaging have ... of numerous medical conditions in children and adults, ... Kalorama,s report, Medical Imaging Markets , analyzes ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... DALLAS , November 25, 2014 ... Surgical Instruments Market by Power Source (Electric, Battery, ... Console, Cables, Blade, Burr, Cart), by Application (Orthopedic, ... 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Powered Surgical Instruments ... to $1.6 Billion in 2014 and is expected ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CARsgen Completes Series A Financing 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 3Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 2Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 3Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 4
(Date:11/26/2014)... Bunion Bootie, the newest and best ... early celebration of the early holiday shopping season. Starting ... the promotional price of $29.95 each (normally $33.95 ea). ... any automatic discounts applied when buying more than one ... for complete details. It’s simple: purchasing more Bunion Booties ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... November 26, 2014 Louisiana Back ... and specialists in minimally invasive spine surgery, announces ... into the rapidly growing provider network of orthopedic ... addition coincides with the network’s continuing success providing ... for Louisiana residents who are suffering from orthopedic ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 Sonoran Vein and Endovascular ... the Distinguished Preceptorship Award from The American ... in the advancement of nurse practitioners. The Distinguished ... who had made a significant contribution toward increasing ... Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is the largest ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Youngsters who enter puberty ... study suggests. Early puberty was linked with a ... self-image and high anxiety levels, according to the researchers. ... as conflict with family and peers, and having friends ... found. Although the study found an association between ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... -- Teens prescribed anti-anxiety or sleep medications are ... other teens, a new study warns. The ... assessments on teenagers before prescribing these drugs to ... don,t realize the abuse potential," said lead researcher ... Michigan School of Nursing. "These drugs produce highly ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bunion Bootie Temporarily Lowering Prices for Holiday Shopping, Starting Today! 2Health News:Louisiana Back Institute Welcomes Dr. K. Samer Shamieh into Medical Provider Network 2Health News:Sonoran Nurse Receives Distinguished Preceptorship Award from The American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2Health News:Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens 2Health News:Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse 2
... 19 Healthcare,Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: HCTL ), announced ... scheduled for September 30,2007, will be held on December ... Arnon & Co., 1 Azrieli Center, Round Tower, 47th ... be asked to approve the previously,announced Asset Purchase Agreement ...
... may lower sperm count" do not tell the whole ... from the Harvard,School of Public Health in Boston presented ... was based on recollected intake,of soyfoods and not on ... issues, thus I feel the results should be viewed ...
... 18 West Pharmaceutical,Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST ... that it has decided to discontinue marketing the,Exubera ... the,Company,s customer, Nektar Therapeutics, Inc. The Company,s Tech ... Exubera inhalation device for Nektar. "We were ...
... Blocks inflammatory activity of two immune system molecules, researchers ... new twist on an old theory of drug treatment ... trial, a California company reports. , The idea is ... believed to play a major role in asthma by ...
... Republican Whip,Roy Blunt (Mo.) issued the following statement today ... the State,Children,s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) to children from ... "Today,s vote brings to a close what,s been a ... their energy to scoring,political points, and none of it ...
... 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTI;,TSX: QLT) ... of,privately held ForSight Newco II, Inc. Through this ... to commercialize,ForSight Newco II,s proprietary ocular punctal plug ... development efforts in this program. "We are ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Healthcare Technologies Announces New Date for the Shareholders Meeting to Approve the Nexgen Biofuels Transaction 2Health News:Healthcare Technologies Announces New Date for the Shareholders Meeting to Approve the Nexgen Biofuels Transaction 3Health News:Real Men Eat Soy: The Truth about Soy and Sperm Count 2Health News:West Pharmaceutical Services Issues Statement on Exubera 2Health News:West Pharmaceutical Services Issues Statement on Exubera 3Health News:West Pharmaceutical Services Issues Statement on Exubera 4Health News:New Drug Eases Asthma Symptoms 2Health News:New Drug Eases Asthma Symptoms 3Health News:QLT Completes Acquisition of ForSight Newco II, Inc. 2Health News:QLT Completes Acquisition of ForSight Newco II, Inc. 3
The new CR6-45NM non-mydriatic retinal camera is an ideal diagnostic tool for ophthalmologists, optometrists and other medical professionals, especially when it comes to detecting and monitoring diab...
An ideal choice for film photography. The new TRC-50FXC provides 35mm color and Polaroid capability....
Digital imaging for optical screening: Diabetes, glaucoma macular degeneration, and other retinal disease....
All welded construction for strength and durability. Choice of stainless steel or chrome plated models....
Medicine Products: