eKare unveils the first Google Tango-enabled medical app for wound care

eKare inSight 2.0

DC area-based eKare announced inSight 2.0, which is says is the first Google Tango-enabled medical app in the US that uses integrated 3D sensing capability.

inSight addresses the unmet need for accurate and consistent measurement in wound care. Traditionally, wound measurement are done manually using rulers and q-tips with up to 40% error.

“This is one of those industry-transforming moments. 3D-sensing is becoming ubiquitous, and it’s going to redefine how we provide wound care in this country.” Kyle Wu, MD, Chief Medical Officer of eKare, said in a statement.

inSight 2.0 is currently undergoing validation studies. It is an FDA Class1 device and is CE-marked as Class1m.

In addition to 3D measurement and tissue classification, eKare is also developing other wound assessment modalities, including thermal imaging and circumferential scanning.

“Our goal is to be a platform technology for advanced wound assessment. What’s even more exciting is to be able to apply predictive analytics on these data to guide patient care,” Dr. Wu added. To that end, eKare is currently working with leading medical institutions globally to establish new standards.