By Jeff Champagne, MPR Product Development
From Star Trek to Minority Report, technology predictions have often led to advances in technology.
However, in order for this new technology to move from the celluloid screen to our homes and everyday lives there needs to be a catalyst. In the case of wearable devices for health monitoring and medical applications, that catalyst is the growing cost of healthcare. This pain point for the economy is driving a collision between medical device and technology companies.
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