Google announced on March 24 the latest plans for using smartphones to monitor health, saying the company would test whether capturing heart sounds and eyeball images could help people identify issues from home.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of the first over-the-counter Covid-19 antigen test, which can be used at home.
California announced an app to help people track their exposure to the coronavirus, becoming the largest U.S. state to take advantage of new technology from smartphone software makers Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.
A new wave of mobile apps that help track exposure to the coronavirus is coming to U.S. states ahead of the holidays as public health officials bet that recently introduced features from Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google will significantly boost adoption and impact.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded seven companies and academic institutions grants to develop digital health technology to help with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Apple Inc. announced a new system that will enable public health authorities to use smartphones to assist in contact tracing without having to build an app.
Virginia launched the first contact tracing app for the novel coronavirus in the United States that uses new technology from Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.
A group of tech companies is working on a patch about the size of a small bandage that could be worn to monitor for the elevated body temperatures that can sometimes signal the onset of COVID-19.
Britain will trial a new coronavirus tracing program on the Isle of Wight, just off the south coast of England, cabinet minister Michael Gove said on Sunday as the government looks at how to minimise the risk of a second wave of infection.
French healthcare company Sanofi and U.S. start-up technology company Luminostics said they were joining up to work on developing a smartphone-based self-testing solution to see if someone has the COVID-19 coronavirus.