This morning has time, a portable stroke and seizure detector, according to a. Landed $ 2 million in seed funding TechCrunch report.
SeedtoB and Digilife jointly led the round, with participation from Y Combinator, Gaingels, Northsouth Ventures, Tamar Capital, Axial, Citta Capital and Angel investors, the report said.
WHAT IT DOES
The company uses artificial intelligence and bioelectronics to monitor patients with neurological diseases.
Patients wear a smart headband that, according to the company’s website, can continuously monitor their brain’s electrical activity. The tool is designed to identify neurological disorders such as stroke and seizures.
The system can be used in a hospital setting to monitor multiple patients at the same time, or at home to monitor patients remotely.
WHAT IT IS FOR
The company told TechCrunch that the infusion of new capital could be used to grow its team and fund an FDA filing.
THE BIGGER TREND
Today, several companies are using digital tools to help with stroke care and detection. For example researchers fromPenn State University and Houston Methodist Hospital released a poster of a machine learning tool that uses a smartphone camera to quickly detect facial movements for signs of a stroke.
Viz.aihas also worked in cubic capacity. In 2018, the company’s clinical decision support tool, used to analyze CT scans and localize stroke, received FDA approval.