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Tricorder X Prize winner announced


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Final Frontier Medical Devices wins $2.6 million prize after beating 255 teams that registered back in 2012.

Handheld device must continuously monitor five vital signs, diagnose 13 disease states and be usable by anyone.

FDA worked with the X Prize Foundation to provide a dedicated help desk for participants.

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Basil Harris

Founder, Chairman and Chief Medical Officer at Basil Leaf Technologies and Emergency Medicine Physician at Main Line Health

Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE

Prize given to development of a Tricorder device that diagnoses 13 health conditions and captures vital signs