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krisi
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krisi   6/6/2014 1:34:16 PM
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This might be a game changer for the biomed sensors space...this would bring silicon powerhouse foundation that is badly needed in this space...Kris

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Re: game changer
elctrnx_lyf   6/6/2014 3:36:25 PM
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Is this biometric data is really going to create any benefit while so many advanced medical products that are built to these tasks are not really able to deliver the actual need.

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Re: game changer
krisi   6/6/2014 7:17:23 PM
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Someone needs to figure out value proposition...but the key is cost...and bringing Samsung on is a win for this market

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goafrit   6/7/2014 8:16:48 AM
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From graphene to medicals, Samsung is a more researched company than most of its competitors. So when they get on board like this, we expect real changes in the industry. Very soon, medical diagnosis will be home-done.

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goafrit   6/7/2014 8:18:53 AM
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>> Someone needs to figure out value proposition...but the key is cost...and bringing Samsung on is a win for this market

With scale, cost drops. That is what Samsung does well.

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Addiction
prabhakar_deosthali   6/8/2014 3:14:16 AM
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As an engineer I am excited about these new wearable technologies that are set to revolutionize the medical diagnostic and health care aids.

But as a common man I am a bit skeptical whether such high profile gadjets will be pushed onto the consumers unnecessarily .

With half knowledge and the self diagnostic aids such as these wearable devices , many people are bound to become over anxious about their health parameters and may get get addicted to such gadgets to unnecessarily keep monitoring their health parameters and start popping pills based upon some half baked knowledge available on internet.

 

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Re: Addiction
rick merritt   6/8/2014 3:20:19 AM
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@prabhakar_deosthali: I share your mixed feelings about this sloooowly emerging category of products.

Donald Jones made the good point that glucose monitors have gone retail, essentially giving many peoploe the chance to manage theor own diabetes quite successfully. This will be the pattern with many other ailments, he said.

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Re: game changer
rick merritt   6/8/2014 3:21:54 AM
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@goafrit: Frankly, I am not sure how deep Samsung's R&D is in the key medical aspects of this sector.

I suspect Younjg Sohn is championing it in part because it is one key aspect of the next big thing in its mobile competition with Apple.

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Other players
rick merritt   6/8/2014 3:31:16 AM
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I forgot to mention that I met a Wipro CTO at the event. He said his company in India is also working on platforms for consumer medical wearables, generally trying to use off the shelf hardware as much as possible and get prototypes into clinical trials.

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Re: Other players
krisi   6/8/2014 1:13:18 PM
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Wipro might be able to introduce some low cost products in this market

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