VitalJacket: Heart Monitor And T-Shirt in One

Some of the same kind of health telemetry that the French army may be using could be yours in the new VitalJacket product. It's a smart T-shirt with a built-in electrocardiogram monitor, designed for both medical diagnostics and sports fitness uses. It's supposed to be less awkward than conventional devices, as well… » 4/21/08 7:38am 4/21/08 7:38am

Universal ECG is World's Smallest, Sedates Your Curiosity Anywhere

DRE, the Louisville medical tech company, has just unleashed the world's smallest ECG system. The compact device consists of the obligatory 12 leads and a small attachment that carries the necessary software for ECG interpretation. The Universal ECG hooks directly up to desktop PCs, laptops or Pocket PCs running… » 4/08/08 4:31am 4/08/08 4:31am

Monitor Heart Safety By Turning Your Cellphone Into an ECG

Most of us would never need an electrocardiogram embedded into our cellphones to monitor our hearts, but most of us aren't recovering from a heart attack. For those people that are, this Swedish invention that turns any old cellphone into a monitor that can automatically call a doctor or the hospital if your heart… » 2/15/08 3:08pm 2/15/08 3:08pm

CardioSen'C: Portable ECG Transmits Data to Doctors Via Cellphones

Attending hospital for an ECG reading could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to the CardioSen'C, a portable device that can check for arrhythmia, ischemia, or myocardial infarction. SHL, the Israeli company behind the device, reckons it could help in the fight against cardiac disease—in this country alone 1.5… » 3/27/07 11:58am 3/27/07 11:58am