Media Mentions

August 23, 2013

From smartphone-based stress tests to wearable devices that could "revolutionize" urological diagnosis, sensors to gauge health conditions are advancing by leaps and bounds. They'll have to--if anyone actually wants to create a medical Tricorder.

July 22, 2013

Last week, judges of a global competition to develop new healthcare technologies for mobile devices, operated by the Playa Vista-based nonprofit organization XPRIZE Foundation, selected 12 teams to move on to the final round of competition.

March 13, 2013

A panel discussion at SXSW Interactive 2013 titled “Sensor Technologies: The Future of Health?” pondered the role of sensors in tomorrow’s medical technology. Among the panelists was Mark Winter, senior director of the Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize and the Nokia Sensing X Challenge, both of which provide big cash prizes for sensing breakthroughs.

February 22, 2013

When illness strikes it's not always easy to set up a doctors appointment, but soon you might not have to. A portable device that can instantly take vitals and detect disease might be ion the way.

May 25, 2012

The X PRIZE Foundation and Nokia today announced the launch of the Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE, a $2.25 million global competition to stimulate the development of a new generation of health sensors and sensing technologies that can drastically improve the quality, accuracy and ease of monitoring a person's health. Improvements in these technologies will empower individuals to effortlessly monitor and collect their own real-time health data, providing both consumers and healthcare providers convenient access to critical information whenever and wherever they need it.

May 25, 2012

The X PRIZE Foundation and Nokia today announced the launch of the Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE, a $2.25 million global competition to stimulate the development of a new generation of health sensors and sensing technologies that can drastically improve the quality, accuracy and ease of monitoring a person's health. Improvements in these technologies will empower individuals to effortlessly monitor and collect their own real-time health data, providing both consumers and healthcare providers convenient access to critical information whenever and wherever they need it.

May 25, 2012

When the X PRIZE Foundation's Peter Diamandis took the stage in San Diego this morning at the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) annual convergence summit, he said it was the perfect audience for announcing the foundation’s newest competition—the "Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE."

May 25, 2012

The X PRIZE Foundation and Nokia has announced the launch of the Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE, a $2.25 million global competition to stimulate development of new generation of health sensors and sensing technologies that can drastically improve the quality, accuracy and ease of monitoring a person's health.

May 25, 2012

Nokia has partnered with the X PRIZE Foundation to launch the Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE, a $2.25 million global competition to stimulate the development of a new generation of health sensors and sensing technologies. The final goal of the competition is to improve the quality and accuracy of monitoring a person’s health.

May 25, 2012

Nokia and the X PRIZE Foundation have teamed up to launch the Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE, which will award $2.25 million to a team that develops the most innovative biosensors. The winner will be chosen by a non-partisan judging panel of industry experts. The competition will be divided into a series of three events, which will take place over the next three years. The winners of each competition will be the teams that submit best in class technology as determined by a non-partisan judging panel of cross-functional industry experts.

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