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Monitoring health, wellness and fitness via wearable devices: Key Neurotech Patent #29

– 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

SharpBrains’ Take:

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 »

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The future is already hereit’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 PervasiveNeurotech_3Dcover_widgetknow 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 »

10 Neurotechnologies About to Transform Brain Enhancement and Brain Health

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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 (a Jawbone company) ranked #7 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

bodymedia logoBody­Media 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 »

Upcoming market report on Pervasive Neurotechnology

market reportJust 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 »

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