Digital health products debut at CES 2022
CES is back in Las Vegas this year, and with it comes a slew of new product launches. The mainstream tech event now has its own digital health track with a number of new companies and established names showcasing and introducing new products.
Read below for MobiHealthNews’ list of CES 2022 product announcements (and check back throughout the week as the reveals continue).
Omron Health announced a new remote monitoring tool for patients and connected blood pressure monitors. Called VitalSight, the tool is designed to help individuals manage hypertension by sharing data to drive engagement and treatment. The VitalSight kit includes a connected blood pressure monitor and a “data center” where data can be shared with patients and physicians.
“VitalSight is more engaging patients in the management of their hypertension. This service securely shares accurate patient data with the patient’s care team and provides clinically relevant information that drives treatment forward.
“Doctors who immediately adopted VitalSight are already telling us that they are gaining a better understanding of their patients and seeing measurable behavior change for better heart health,” said Jeffrey Ray, executive director of business and technology at OMRON .
According to the release, the tool can be integrated into a provider’s EHR and doctors can set up an automatic notification system.
Avokad seeks to help give users an overview of their nutritional needs based on a breath analysis. Users breathe into a nano-sensor device, which is capable of measuring ketones in their breath.
The company’s artificial intelligence is then able to display a ketone score and track a person’s fat-burning metabolism. It also includes AI-based suggestions to help users plan their meals.
Circular ring is a connected object that tracks sleep and activity. It is able to analyze a person’s “bio-signals” when they are sleeping. It can also help users track their physical activity and performance over time. Users can access the corresponding application to get more information about their health and well-being.
BBalance created a mat-based scale that is able to give users a posture score and recommendations on how to improve posture. The mat is also able to give users information about their daily balanced weight and whether it is in line with their health goals. The information is sent to an app and users can choose whether or not they want to display their weight.
The app also provides users with daily coaching on improving their health.
Listen to SMARTO is a portable sound amplifier. Users can manually adjust the volume or program the system. It can give users 70dB hearing amplification. The company said the technology can be used for in-person conversations, calls, audio, TV, and computers.
Owlet released a new baby monitoring system called Dream Duo. It was created to help track a baby’s sleep and provide information about a child’s sleep needs. The system includes a portable sock monitor, HD video camera, and digital sleep coach. Parents can also use the Dream app to collect information about a baby’s sleep state and how well they sleep over time.
Smart hearing company Eargo has rolled out its sixth generation of hearing aids. The technology comes with a sound tuning algorithm designed to change the volume based on surrounding noise without the user manually adjusting the device.
Connected health technology company Withings unveiled its new intelligent Body Scan scale, touting features to monitor segmented body composition, nerve activity and cardiovascular health.
The technology uses a low-level electrical signal to measure body composition, including the makeup of individual body parts like the torso, arms, and legs.
SelfCare One focuses on providing personalized skin and wellness serums. The technology includes a “self-care fountain”, which can provide personalized skin treatment to the user, depending on the beauty program selected.
It also has a coaching app where users can select their beauty program and learn more about each option.
Elide revealed a new pelvic floor treatment called Elitone, designed to help with incontinence. The device has been designed to provide “therapeutic stimulation” for pelvic floor exercises.
Smart solutions for caregivers designed non-invasive sensors that can be placed around an elderly person’s home. The sensors can pick up a variety of motion-based measurements and transmit that information to a caregiver through an app.
Caregivers can see everything from movement of the kitchen and dining room to the temperature and humidity of the house.
Colgate announced its smart electric toothbrush buzz. The toothbrush is able to sync with a smartphone app, which gives users feedback on their brushing habits and can gamify the brushing experience.
The technology includes smart sensors that help users target problem spots.
greenTEG has developed a small sensor called Calera that can fit into a portable device and is designed to measure physiological body temperature. The company said the sensor is capable of taking measurements continuously and can work in all conditions, regardless of the weather conditions.
IDICTION has launched a new app called Sizeit which is able to provide users with body shape analysis. The system also gives information on health status and classifies your body type.
BioSense developed a ketone monitor and a mobile app. The sensor technology is capable of measuring ketone levels and the corresponding app allows users to examine the impact of different foods on their body. Every day, users get a daily ketone score and the app allows users to review their trends over time.
Sinasprite created a digital mobile game about mental health. The technology aims to help people develop coping skills, manage anxiety, depression and substance abuse, and explore their emotions. The employee-focused product aims to improve holistic health.