Could a smartphone app detect concussions?

“A tech startup founded by Purdue University students wants to put real time concussion-detection tools in the hands of smartphone users. Brightlamp says the technology that serves as the basis of its new app has been around for years. Co-founder Jonathan Holt says early testing suggests Collide could be more accurate than an MRI. The goal is to make it available to anyone, not just coaches, trainers and medical professionals. The app uses the phone’s built-in camera to measure the pupil’s reaction to the phone’s built-in light. The screening data is calculated in the app and Brightlamp says early indications suggest Collide could be 98 percent accurate.” Read more at Inside Indiana Business.

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