OxiWear was awarded a $25,000 grant as a winner of Catalyst, CTIA Wireless Foundation’s competitive grants program accelerating social entrepreneurs using 5G innovations to enhance American communities.
CTIA Wireless Foundation announced the 2022 winners of Catalyst, a competitive grants program accelerating social entrepreneurs using 5G innovations to enhance American communities.
The device is undergoing clinical testing to pursue FDA approval. But initially, it’s finding a market in the sports world, where athletes are using it to monitor themselves in high-altitude environments.
After raising $1.25 million last year, OxiWear founder Shavini Fernando told ARLnow that they are now in midst of testing in order to start selling the small, ear-worn blood oxygen alert system by late October. The hope is to, at least initially, appeal to the fitness and exercise market.
OxiWear, an Arlington-based health tech startup, secured $70,000 from Halcyon Angels, an early-stage investing network from Washington, D.C. social impact nonprofit Halcyon. That comes not long after OxiWear collected its second $100,000 investment from the nonprofit’s separate Halcyon Fund.
Dangerously low levels of blood oxygenation can also be experienced by high performance athletes, particularly those training or competing at altitude. Unlike other oxygenation monitoring devices, it’s worn on the ear rather than the fingertip, making OxiWear much more user friendly and functional. The device connects to an app and a dashboard to monitor key […]
The company is developing a wearable device to monitor oxygen levels that it hopes to pitch first to the fitness world.
CTIA Wireless Foundation today announced the six finalists in Catalyst, its competitive grants program accelerating social entrepreneurs using 5G innovations to enhance American communities.
Device to monitor oxygen levels during races on Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Everest 2022 and beyond
OxiWear is an ear-wearable that continuously monitors the blood oxygen levels of the wearer and gives them pro-active haptic alerts as the oxygen levels are falling below safe thresholds.