An all-in-one health analyzer that weighs less than five pounds, can diagnose 15 health conditions and records vital health metrics like blood pressure, respiratory rate and temperature with any pokes or pinches — sounds like science fiction, right?
Nope. More than than 300 teams applied to be part of the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, but they’ve been whittled down to 34 official participants. They’re mostly from the U.S., the UK and Canada, but groups from Greece, India, Poland, Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan and The Netherlands are also participating.
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