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A real tricorder for your smartphone - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

August 1, 2014

A real tricorder for your smartphone

Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 12:10 am

Many people may soon have a piece of “Star Trek” sitting at home in their own medicine cabinets. It’s not a Captain Kirk costume, Spock ears or a model of the Starship Enterprise, but a real-life tricorder.

When “Star Trek” began in 1967, the character Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy used this medical device in his work. Now, the Scanadu company has brought this fictional tool to life and called it the Scout.

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