Keep in tune with your health at home — CES 2016 health tech

Forget constant visits to sterile doctor’s offices. The integration between technology and health is letting consumers have the option of keeping in tune with their body themselves from the comfort of their own home. Check your temperature in two seconds — Thermo by Withings Consumer electronics company Withings is making its way in to the … Read more

Concierge service for seniors Envoy expands to Phoenix, raises $3M

From running errands to picking up groceries, simple tasks can become increasingly difficult for seniors. Envoy, the senior care concierge platform designed to aid in everyday duties, expanded to Phoenix. “Envoy is a family concierge service designed for seniors and their loved ones,” Envoy CEO Justin Lin said. Based on the customer’s needs, the platform … Read more

Diagnose epilepsy through a mobile device – chat with Neel Mehta, co-founder EpiFinder

The CDC reports that about 5.1 million people (adults and children) have a history of epilepsy and about 2.9 million people have active epilepsy in the United States, with the most common causes being a stroke, brain injury, or a brain infection, among others. Neel Mehta, co-founder and chief strategy officer of EpiFinder, a diagnostic app that … Read more

Healthcare transportation Veyo hiring 1,200 drivers

Healthcare providers are taking a new approach to getting their patients the care that they need by using technology. Providers are partnering with technology-based transportation companies to drive patients to their medical appointments. Healthcare logistics company Veyo takes patients to and from their healthcare appointments. The company is hiring 1,200 drivers in the Phoenix area … Read more

Chat with a doctor in one click – interview with CEO HealthiestYou Jim Prendergast

Video editing contribution Xavier Smith It’s 10:00 p.m. you have a 102 degree temperature, used 10 boxes of Kleenex and have a nose that rivals Rudolph. Instead of dragging yourself off the couch and going to a germ-infested urgent care, you grab your smartphone and push a button to talk to a doctor. Jim Prendergast, … Read more

Tucson's AudioEye names new CEO

Tucson technology startup AudioEye today announced the appointment of Todd Bankofier as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Carr Bettis will remain as Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Todd is a strong principled leader who cares deeply about making the web and digital content fully accessible, not only for the 5% -10% of the population … Read more

Gobiquity, first pediatric mobile vision screening app co, expands to the Valley

The next time a pediatrician gives your child a vision test, they might whip out a smartphone and snap a picture. Gobiquity, a mobile health company, developed the first pediatric vision diagnostic mobile app, GoCheck Kids, that enables physicians to test for Amblyopia “lazy eye” risk factors for children six months to six years in … Read more

AZ-based MyFuelUp app empowers CES attendees to get fit

Video contribution by Travis Arbon Forget your bad habits and create new ones with the help of MyFuelUp. This app was created with one thing in mind, “To empower people to make the most effective and efficient daily nutritional decisions through mobile technology.” Navigating through the huge Sands Expo is no easy task, but the … Read more

Microsoft Band will keep you fit and buy you a cup of coffee – review

Microsoft fans have been waiting for their fitness wearable, and it’s flying off the shelves. Microsoft released their wearable – the Microsoft Band – with all the bells and whistles you’d expect, with a few more surprises. And the best part, you can buy a cup of coffee from Starbucks with a scan of your … Read more

Wearables aren't going anywhere…ABC 15 Katie Raml – special report w AZTB – video

I’m constantly asked “Are these wearables a fad?” After the massive amounts of wearable tech rolled out at Consumer Electronics Show, a projected $50B industry within five years, and more consumers integrating these gadgets into their lifestyle through wristbands, smartwatches, glasses, clothes, and more, my answer is 100 percent no – it’s here to stay. … Read more

AZ Technology Council announces 16 startups to compete at Startup Connect AZ

AZ Technology Council’s Startup Connect AZ, a high-energy all-day conference filled with education, networking, and a discussion of a variety of topics revolving around technology and entrepreneurship, mentorship, and funding, announced today their keynote speaker, Arizona business and sport legend, Jerry Colangelo as well as their 16 startups to compete for a cash prize. Startups … Read more