New low-cost printer tracks HIV patients’ health.

Researchers have patented a low-cost device that can easily monitor the health of HIV patients living in low-resource settings. The portable device works by helping clinicians count the number of CD4 cells that are attacked by HIV in the body. HIV is known to decrease the number of CD4 cells an individual has. When CD4 counts are very low, that indicates the patient’s HIV is progressing toward AIDS and a ramp up of medication is necessary. Patients with HIV are encouraged to participate in re...
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IcyBreeze portable air conditioner and cooler.

Bixby based IcyBreeze portable air conditioner is a wheeled ice cooler that doubles as an eco-friendly portable air conditioner which can be used for camping or on the sidelines of sporting events in the summer heat. The cooler, which has ample room for food and beverages, has a rechargeable battery in the lid that can last up to six hours. It features a two-cup holder and three-speed fan with a low, medium and high setting that blows cold, dry air like an air conditioner. It’s all green and has...
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Inexpensive, Portable Wound-Healing Device

A novel and inexpensive device known as the wound pump has been invented by Daielle Zurovcik, which is a portable wound-healing device. This negative pressure pump helps to heal acute and chronic wounds, which will be affordable to low-income populations because it does not need electricity or batteries to operate and has a unique, simplified design. After surgery a patient requires care for an amputated limb or the open wounds of a fractured bone. Vacuum pumps speed healing by removing ba...
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The BoomBottle: A Water-Repellent, Bike-Friendly Speaker

The BoomBottle uses a  compact, bike-friendly Bluetooth speaker that repels water. The Scosche BoomBottle made of waterproof housing along with a thermoplastic polyurethane construction can take even the roughest of mountain treks. It is designed to fit in the bottle holder of your bicycle and with its rugged rubberized look claims to be tough as nails. The speaker connects to your phone or iPod via Bluetooth and the battery lasts for up to 10 hours. There are plenty of water-resista...
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Pocket Breathalyzer for measuring blood alcohol content

The iBAC alcometer is a thumb-sized, portable, breathalyzer spectrometer that measures your blood alcohol content in a way that is similar to tests done at a laboratory. It transmits the breathalyzer reading to your smartphone via Bluetooth where an application containing your bio data such as your weight and other physical characteristics analyzes the results in about a minute. It will measure your degree of sobriety, your alcohol burning rate and will even forecast when you will have a z...
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Polaroid PoGo Mobile Printer for instant prints

Revolutionary small portable printer promises instant prints at any time and any place with ease. The Polaroid PoGo™ Digital Instant Mobile Photo Printer is the easiest way to print photos from a camera phone. It transfers images wirelessly from a Bluetooth-enabled camera phone to the mobile printer which prints instantly. The small portable printer weighs only a few ounces and can fit in the pocket. It uses rechargeable batteries or an AC adapter. The printer is built around ZINK techn...
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Life-Saving Infant Incubator That Requires No Electricity

A new portable and reusable infant incubator that requires no electricity and minimal costs was invented by Jane Chen and Rajan Patel. These two innovators came up with an innovative infant warmer which is simple, energy-efficient, and cost-effective. Every year 20 million babies are born premature with low birth weight and they struggle to survive because they cannot regulate their body temperature and they don't have enough fat on their tiny bodies to keep warm. The solution is to kee...
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Tenease – A New treatment for Tennis Elbow

A new medical device called Tenease  has been developed by Ranjan Vhadra, a leading orthopedic surgeon for the treatment for tennis elbow.  The disease itself is a chronic condition caused by damage to the fibres of the elbow which lead to weakness and pain. As this is a common condition, it may affect most adults at some stage in their lives. Vibration therapy has proven to be the most effective method for treating tennis elbow and can also help reduce pain by more than 40 percent; however, ...
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Portable water purification device for the ultimate traveler

 Inventor Micheal Pritchard has found a solution for safe drinking water with a handheld water purification device that creates fresh water instantly. The LifeSaver bottle provides refreshing, germ free water anywhere. The bottle itself is designed to be uncomplicated and user friendly. This bottle consists of long lasting cartridges which help remove viruses and bacteria from contaminated water. One just needs to pump the products manually a few times and pristine drinking water will start t...
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Portable Voice Stick Can Read Text Out Loud

A promising new voice stick can convert can read what you write--out loud. Invented by Sungwoo Park, this cool new gadget is a portable scanning device that reads printed text and converts it into a voice. The Voice Stick can read any written document including newspapers, books and mail. It is very hard for someone with sight to understand the experience and needs of blind people, who would love to read these same newspapers, books, and mail as we all do. Braille is the most important way...
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Revolutionary Fully Spherical & Portable Camera

Imagine having a 360-degree experience to capture, explore with a device that can fit snugly in your hand. The Theta camera, from the Japanese firm Ricoh, is the world's first handheld camera that takes fully spherical photos with just one press of a button. The device fits comfortably in the palm of a hand, similar to a remote control. Its twin-lens system captures the scene around, above and below the device. The shutter button is positioned below the lens making it easy to take the p...
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The Assisi Loop: Non-invasive pain relief treatment for pets

The Assisi Loop provides non-invasive pain relief therapy for pets, an alternative to conventional drug-based treatments. Assisi Animal Health is a science-based company specializing in offering clinical therapeutic solutions to veterinarians or by veterinary prescription to pet owners. As of today, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the primary therapy mode for treating pain in animals. Yet they account for the largest number of adverse drug reactions as reported to the FDA. To add...
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