— Illustrative image from US Patent No. 7,261,690.
Today we are sharing a fascinating 2007 patent assigned to Bodymedia. (As mentioned, we are featuring a foundational Pervasive Neurotech patent a day, from older to newer by issue date)
U.S. Patent No. 7,261,690: Apparatus for monitoring health, wellness and fitness.
- Assignee(s): Bodymedia, Inc.
- Inventor(s): Eric Teller, John M. Stivoric, Christopher D. Kasabach, Christopher D. Pacione, John
- L. Moss, Craig B. Liden
- Technology Category: Neuro-monitoring
- Issue Date: August 28, 2007
The ‘690 patent discloses an apparatus for monitoring human health and wellness, including mental health elements, through a wearable device with physiological and contextual (environmental) sensors. Read the rest of this entry »
“The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed” — writer and futurist William Gibson
If you work at, compete with, or learn from, any of the companies below, you may want to know what they are up to and why, via SharpBrains’ objective and independent market reports. Which are available at discounted price until the end of tomorrow Thursday, March 31st.
1) Neurotech report & Infographic: Pervasive Neurotechnology: A Groundbreaking Analysis of 10,000+ Patent Filings Transforming Medicine, Health, Entertainment and Business
Leading non-invasive neurotech patent holders (*Detailed IP portfolio profile included within report): Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
30,000+ scientists and professionals gathered for the annual Society for Neuroscience conference in Chicago last month, proving the growing interest and activities to better understand the inner workings of the human brain, and to discover ways and technologies to enhance its health and performance.
Now, which of all those ongoing efforts are closer to touching our lives, to empower consumers, patients and health professionals? Read the rest of this entry »
BodyMedia was founded in 1999 to pioneer technology in wearable devices for health and wellness monitoring. Their 24-hour monitoring devices were primarily intended to help consumers make behavioral changes so as to manage weight and activity levels, but they have also been used to gather information on obesity, cancer, COPD, Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Just a quick heads-up to the SharpBrains community: we are wrapping up a comprehensive market report on Pervasive Neurotechnologies (non-invasive, scalable, potentially ubiquitous). To learn when it becomes available, keep tuned via our e-Newsletter.
See below, in alphabetical order, a few of the organizations to be profiled in the report, given their relevant intellectual property portfolios (primarily patents). Read the rest of this entry »