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Discovery Channel is all about science and being on the cutting edge of what’s next. So, we’re pretty excited that they featured us in a recent segment on on-demand health and the future of wearable tech.

The segment

Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Zansors, talked about the future of wearable tech.

Wearable technology in health is going to change the way we deliver care. Soon, doctors will be able to know how patients are doing even between visits.

Of course, these tools are only powerful if they undergo the rigorous evaluation you’d expect in any clinical study. That’s why we partner with academic institutions to test our tools against the current clinical gold-standard.

Watch the segment here:

http://www.discovery.com/changing-how-we-live/#wearable-tech-healthcare-advancements-within-reach

Of course, not everything makes the cut for a short segment. We could go on forever about the importance of developing clinically valid devices that change patients’ lives. Right now, Zansors is working on building sensors and apps that are medical-grade. That includes monitoring for sleep apnea, as shown in the segment, but also capturing a variety of bio-signals that will include everything from sensing sweat to monitoring heart rate, breathing and more.  

The shoot

What’s it look like behind the scenes with Discovery?  Here’s a peek at the process and the Discovery production team on-location at Zansors’ offices.
 

Shoot prep with the Discovery production team

Shoot prep with the Discovery production team

The demonstration of monitoring in the sleep lab at Sleep Centers of Northern Virginia   Dr. Richard Hoffman opened up his space to us to capture the way sleep studies are conducted, and Sara showed us the process.

The demonstration of monitoring in the sleep lab at Sleep Centers of Northern Virginia   Dr. Richard Hoffman opened up his space to us to capture the way sleep studies are conducted, and Sara showed us the process.

Nicole “One Take” Stout, DPT, settles into the spotlight at Make Offices in Clarendon - Zansors Headquarters. Special thanks to our home-base for helping us keep quiet on set!

Nicole “One Take” Stout, DPT, settles into the spotlight at Make Offices in Clarendon - Zansors Headquarters. Special thanks to our home-base for helping us keep quiet on set!

A rare look at the minds behind Zansors

A rare look at the minds behind Zansors

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