NCSU DOCTORAL STUDENT’S NEW SPIROMETER COULD IMPROVE LIVES OF ASTHMA PATIENTS Patients suffering from respiratory ailments such as asthma currently have limited options for measuring their breathing. They either can use peak flow meters, which tend not to be very accurate, or spirometers, which are so expensive that some physicians’ offices don’t carry them. Read […]
For MBA student London White, attending NC State was an easy choice — in fact, he is on his way to earning his third degree from the Poole College of Management. We asked White about his entrepreneurial ventures and why NC State was the right choice for him both as a student and as a […]
A fast-growing organization called NC RIoT has been working for the last two years to make the Triangle a hub for innovators in the space. And last week marked its annual Startup Pitch Night, where five local IoT startups pitched investors in hopes of earning the coveted RIoT Championship Belt and building momentum for a near-term fund-raise. Read […]
Local company BruVue won the RIoT Championship Belt last week as Raleigh’s strength in leading the Internet of Things economy was evident as nearly 300 people gathered to witness RIoT’s 2nd Annual Startup Pitch night…. Read more in the original article
RALEIGH, N.C. — LuLu eGames, run by NC State’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (EI), began in 2009 with the goal of encouraging entrepreneurship and new business formation on campus and providing early stage capital to the most promising teams and ideas. This year, a record 192 teams applied. Over the years, numerous participants have produced emerging startups. Here’s […]
Students from all backgrounds pitched their startup ventures in the eighth annual NC State’s Lulu eGames. $20,000 may seem like a lot of money to hand over to graduating college seniors, but the four members of VieMetrics know exactly how they will invest their Lulu eGames winnings. Read more in the original article.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Viemetrics, a company that has developed a low-cost, portable spirometer that can potentially predict asthma attacks, won the $10,000 first prize prize for new ventures at the 2017 Lulu eGames yesterday. Lulu eGames awarded more than $100,000 in prize money across six different categories, including the Daugherty Endowment category for companies who have […]
James Dieffenderfer’s VitalFlo Spirometer won the first prize of $150,000 in the 2014 CIMIT-MGH-APF Primary Healthcare national competition. Dieffenderfer’s team is developing a low-cost, compact, handheld spirometer that communicates to a cell phone and server to enable the patient, caregiver, and physician to collaborate in the management of asthma or COPD. The VitalFlo project is […]
NC State’s “VitalFlo” project led by ECE alumnus (BS EE 2010) — and current ECE graduate assistant — James Dieffenderfer has won the first prize of $150,000 from the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT)’s Student Technology Prize in Primary Healthcare competition. Read more in the original article.
In order to allow physicians to better understand the respiratory impairment of their patients, we have developed the VitalFlo spirometer. VitalFlo is a low power, portable spirometer that connects to a smartphone to provide a comprehensive approach to monitoring respiratory function. VitalFlo offers respiratory impaired patients a convenient way to track the condition of their […]