Tuesday, January 10, 2012

$10 Million X Prize Aims to Realize 'Star Trek' Medical Tricorder

Date: 10 January 2012 Time: 04:51 PM ET
Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize, Star Trek Medical Tricorder
A device resembling an iPhone illustrates one of many possible designs for a medical scanner sought by the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize.
CREDIT: X Prize Foundation
Handheld "Star Trek" technology capable of instantly diagnosing people's medical conditions need not wait until the 23rd century to become a reality. The X Prize Foundation teamed up with wireless-technology giant Qualcomm to officially announce a new $10 million prize for anyone who can create the 21st century version of the futuristic device.

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