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Second Chance app could help doctors detect opioid overdoses

2 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

A new app could help doctors detect an opioid overdose by using a smartphone's speaker and microphone. The app, called ‘Second Chance,' uses your phone's microphone and turns it into a sonar device to measure breathing. A team of researchers from the University of Washington developed the app, which is still in its trial stages. Engadget - citing two separate January 9th, 2019 articles from the Associated Press and from the MIT Technology Review - reported on January 10th, 2019 that during these trials, researchers saw signs of an overdose within minutes of people injecting themselves with...
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New App Uses Sonar to Detect Opioid Overdoses

New App Uses Sonar to Detect Opioid Overdoses

2 monthes ago   |   By Scientific American

The technology utilizes smartphone speakers and microphone to monitor breathing
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