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:1/23/2015)...  Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: LIXT), announced that the number ... lead compound, LB‑100, is being conducted, has been expanded from ... , M.D., the founder and President of Lixte, said that, ... single site. Accrual of patients, however, was slower than projected. ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015   Leatt Corporation  (OTCQB: LEAT), a ... for all forms of sports, including extreme motor sports, ... announced today that the UISP Lega Motociclismo Lombardia, an ... riders to wear a neck brace during its racing ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015  Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: ... Directors has approved a share repurchase program. The open-ended ... million of Mallinckrodt plc ordinary shares. ... remain top priorities as we continue to pursue a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 3Leatt Announces Neck Braces Now Required For Motocross/Minicross Racing In Italy 2Leatt Announces Neck Braces Now Required For Motocross/Minicross Racing In Italy 3Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 2Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 3Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 4
... Calif., Dec. 17 PEAK Surgical, Inc., a ... dissection system based on a,proprietary technology, announced today ... granted the company 510(k) clearance to market its,PEAK(R) ... tissue during,plastic and reconstructive, ENT (ear, nose and ...
... Calif., Dec. 17 Neurobiological,Technologies, Inc. (NTI(R)) (Nasdaq: ... independent,Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) has determined that ... of acute ischemic stroke are unlikely,to show benefit. ... enrollment in,the trials. NTI will obtain and analyze ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications 2PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications 3PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications 4Neurobiological Technologies Announces Viprinex(TM) Does Not Pass Interim Futility Analysis 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Blue Cross and ... Minnesotans who exemplify what it means to “Live Fearless.” ... for people to share their stories about how they or ... simply inspired others by living in the moment. By telling ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... New York (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The ... ) in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West ... Bard, Inc. in that proceeding’s first bellwether trial. In an ... for a new trial after finding that C.R. Bard had ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 A new white paper ... and person-centeredness in the long-term care environment as well ... the continuum. The paper, “The Power of Person-Centeredness in ... and practices of the patient, resident and family experience ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... has released a new blog post explaining the main features ... , Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find the best ... call an agent or visit an agency for price information. ... http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies heavily on ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a new blog post presenting the basic ... , Purchasing an accidental death and dismemberment rider for a ... rider provides benefits if the insured dies in an accident. ... of life insurance. , AD&D is not expensive and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 2Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 3Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2
... Is Not Safe for Everyone , Not all ... epirubicin. New models can help physicians calculate the epirubicin ... for individual patients. , Oncologists frequently use anthracyclines, including ... the drugs cause lasting heart problems in a substantial ...
... percent sequentially - Q2 GAAP net profit of ... - Case shipments of 54,870 increase 6.0 percent sequentially ... CLARA, Calif., July 29 Align,Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN ) ... June 30, 2008., Total net revenues for the second quarter ...
... ceramic implantable components surpasses projected ... ... Medical Werks, a manufacturer of,high-quality ceramic solutions for the medical device ... millionth ceramic,implantable component based on unit shipments to the orthopaedic,brachytherapy and ...
... Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), Executive,Director, American Public ... American Public,Health Association strongly urges U.S. House members ... give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA),the authority ... is responsible for more than 400,000 deaths each,year ...
... matted protein, researchers say , , TUESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) ... "tangles" in the brain cells of people with Alzheimer,s disease ... are necessary to confirm whether the medication is as effective ... to be given as part of a cocktail of treatments. ...
... New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute Announces Results of Milken ... Institute Study Future Costs Can ... ... a groundbreaking study,released by the Milken Institute, the annual economic impact on New,Jersey,s economy of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Also in the July 29 JNCI 2Health News:Also in the July 29 JNCI 3Health News:Also in the July 29 JNCI 4Health News:Also in the July 29 JNCI 5Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 2Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 3Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 4Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 5Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 6Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 7Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 8Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 9Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 10Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 11Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 12Health News:Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results 13Health News:C5 Medical Werks Reaches Million Mark in Components Shipped 2Health News:'De-Tangling' Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise 2Health News:'De-Tangling' Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise 3Health News:'De-Tangling' Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise 4Health News:Annual Economic Impact of Chronic Disease on New Jersey Economy Is $39 Billion 2Health News:Annual Economic Impact of Chronic Disease on New Jersey Economy Is $39 Billion 3Health News:Annual Economic Impact of Chronic Disease on New Jersey Economy Is $39 Billion 4
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... advanced nutritional formulation that provides powerful ... health. MacularProtect Complete-S, based on the ... research, delivers a diverse array of ... FloraGLO® lutein and other important nutrients. ...
Medicine Products: