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Posted on November 14th, 2013 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library
Posted on November 13th, 2013 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library
Scanadu, the startup behind a handheld scanner that reads vital signs such as heart rate and temperature in seconds before transferring the data to a patient’s smartphone, announced $10.5 million in funding from multiple investors on Tuesday. It is seeking FDA approval for the device called Scanadu Scout said CEO Walter De Brouwer.
Here is a link to the Scanadu profile from Crunchbase.
For more information about Scanadu, try the database Business Insights: Essentials .
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