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Recovering Drug Addicts May Be Helped by Sensor Technology


Recovering Drug Addicts May Be Helped by Sensor TechnologyBaylor College of Medicine researchers believe that mobile sensor technology could prove instrumental in helping recovering drug addicts stay clean.

Last week at the American Telemedicine Association conference, a psychologist at the school explained how he’s using the Zephyr BioHarness wireless vital signals monitor to closely watch and track cardiovascular and respiratory changes in cocaine users.

Developed for the military, first responders and athletes, the BioHarness is a chest strap with a battery-powered sensor that monitors a person’s heart rate, breathing rate and other vital signs.

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Remote Monitoring Provider Zephyr Integrates with Qualcomm’s 2Net mHealth Platform


Remote Monitoring Provider Zephyr Integrates with Qualcomm's 2Net mHealth PlatformZephyr Technology, a provider of various remote monitoring solutions, announced today that it now supports Qualcomm’s recently introduced 2Net Hub and mHealth platform — a cloud-based connectivity solution for healthcare information.

Zephyr’s technology is a perfect fit for Qualcomm’s new connectivity platform, as it’s developed a central mobile health portal that receives aggregated bio-data from the company’s bluetooth-based “BioHarness” mobile medical device.  The device collects vital sign information and communicates by using Android Smartphones to send the data back to the Mobile Health Portal.

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