DMI, one of the ten finalists in the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE has delivered its first Tricorder prototype to the competition this past weekend. The Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE is a $10 Million competition in which the final participants have to deliver a comprehensive medical device inspired by the Star Trek Tricorder.
DMI’s rHealth Tricorder is geared to diagnose 15 different medical conditions and 6 vital signs, all by consumers themselves. The technology includes a blood analyzing system, a vitals patch with continuous monitoring capabilities and other point-of-care tests to match the required competition guidelines. By June 1, 30 additional units will be delivered by the team. These will go through a 6 month period of consumer testing before the winner will be announced in 2016.