In the sensors and imaging field, UWS supported development by Current Health (previously Snap40), an AI-enabled healthcare company, of a wearable medical device that monitors patients’ vital signs.
UWS helped the firm develop the device to monitor respiratory rate, blood pressure, heart rate and skin temperature.
It works by transmitting data to a software platform, via a WiFi connection, which notifies clinical staff, facilitating early medical intervention if needed. As a result of the collaboration, the team identified opportunities for further collaboration on patient data analyses and the products battery life.
In 2018, Current Health secured an additional $8 million (£6.1m) in what is the largest seed funding round by a digital healthcare business in the UK.the largest seed funding round by a digital healthcare business in the UK.
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