Star Trek "Tech" Becomes Reality

By: Steve Wylde

If you remember the Tricoder from Star Trek where the doctor was able to immediately diagnose a patients health issues with a hand held scan, this previously believed “science fiction” is now becoming “science fact” with the invention of the Scanadu Health Scanner.

By simply holding the Scanadu “tricoder” to your head, this amazing little all-in-one device, can take your key important vitals including your temperature, blood oxygen levels, respiratory rate, heart rate, ECG, blood pressure and even emotional stress.

There are other features in the works for the near future such as testing your saliva or infections, and urine for monitoring many vitals including those related to pregnancy.

Here is a brief interview with the Scanadu inventor Walter De Brouwer:

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