“Google takes medical startup Senosis’
Google has the American startup Senosis acquired. The acquired company makes smartphone apps that certain diseases diagnose.
Tell sources familiar with the acquisition to Geekwire. Google has not yet on the rumors responded. Senosis-founder Shwetak Patel refuses to comment on the rumors.
It is unclear what the company for the acquisition would have paid. In addition, it is not yet clear what Google with the startup wants to do next.
The apps of Senosis use the sensors on smartphones to make a diagnosis. So is blood, with the camera, analyzed, and listens to the microphone for possible lung problems.
According to Patel, the smartphone sensors are reliable enough to establish a diagnosis. The apps are currently still being examined by the Us regulator FDA.
This is how the medical apps of Senosis