Chameleon and HW2012 featured in Social Media Week NY
Frank Moss former director of the MIT Media Lab and director of the New Media Medicine group discussed Chameleon along with other projects the lab has undertaken to help people manage their own health and speed up the development of digital health apps and devices at Social Media Week in New York.
“We dramatically underestimate the power of ordinary people to take control of their health using digital technology,” Moss said.
You can watch his presentation here: http://new.livestream.com/smwnyhealth/HealthandWellness
Read a relevant commentary here: http://www.medcitynews.com/2012/02/could-a-collaborative-platform-accelerate-digital-health-development/?edition=health-it
Chameleon and HW2012 featured in the Boston Globe
“Asthma is a preventable, controllable illness if you’re on top of it,’’ said Hamilton, a pediatrician at St. Mary’s Hospital and a researcher at University College London and Imperial College, all in London. Properly controlled, the disease needn’t lead to hospitalizations, she said.
Pantelis Angelidis: VIDAVO SA
Michael Brown: Imperial College London
Michael Chiu: Respirgames, Inc.
Yechiel Engelhard: MIT/Sloan
Sara Hamilton: Imperial College London
Lauren Lyons: Harvard University
Tim Patch: Industrial Designer
David Rose: MIT Media Lab
Anshuman Sharma: Best Buy, Inc.
John (Ioannis) Smanis: University of Western Macedonia
Team Asthma won first place today at MIT Health and Wellness Innovation 2012! Over the course of the last 10 days, our cross-disciplinary and multi-national team hacked away at the Media Lab and developed Chameleon: a web-enabled inhaler spacer and spirometer combo device that empowers children to take control of their asthma. More photos and details coming soon. Go team!