GeekWire: UW researchers developing smartphone app that can detect concussions

Shwetak Patel and his colleagues at the University of Washington have already figured out how a smartphone can be used to measure blood pressure; to screen for pancreatic cancer; and to check for jaundice in newborns.

Now the innovators are developing smartphone-based technology that could have a huge impact for how concussions are assessed in sports, military, and many other scenarios.

PupilScreen is a new project out of the UW’s Ubicomplab that uses a combination of a smartphone’s camera and machine learning to analyze the pupil of someone suffering from a potential concussion.

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