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Today's Issue of Medical Device Daily

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Today's Headlines

FDA clears new AliveCor algorithms for ECG interpretation services

AliveCor (San Francisco) reported that the FDA has granted clearance for two new algorithms giving users instant feedback on their electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings and expanding its automated interpretation service offerings. AliveCor's new analysis processes, or algorithms, include a Normal Detector designed to identify when no abnormalities are detected in an ECG recording, and an Interference Detector that identifies if factors have affected the recording making the ECG unreadable.

Obscurantism: Just another day in DC

The federal government seems at times determined to make a blogger's job easier, and recent events do little to dissuade one of that view. (MDD Perspectives)

Google faces potential challenges, roadblocks in getting Glass adopted

When Jay Zuerndorfer, a student researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta) received the opportunity to develop an application for Google Glass it was like a dream come true. Zuerndorfer and a research team from Georgia Tech were able to create speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smart phone.


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