“Self-Tracking Gadgets That Play Doctor Abound At CES”

January 13, 2015 | Reply More

“When your kid’s ear is throbbing at 2 a.m., you might want to grab the car keys and head to the emergency room. But now you can pick up your iPhone instead.

“A startup called CellScope has built a little ear probe that you clip on top of your iPhone camera. The footage streams into an app where you can view the inside the ear.

“You could be tempted to use this $79 device to diagnose yourself, and not seek real medical care, even if you needed it. But CEO Erik Douglas says CellScope isn’t replacing the doctor. It has doctors on call who analyze ear footage in under two hours, so families get medical care more efficiently.”

Read the full story here and tell us what other connected health devices and apps you liked seeing at CES.

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