Credit: X Prize Foundation
$10 Million X Prize Aims to Realize ‘Star Trek’ Medical Tricorder
Handheld Star Trek technology capable ofِ instantly diagnosing people’s medical conditions needِ not wait untilِ theِ 23rd century toِ becomeِ a reality.
The X Prize Foundation teamed upِ with wireless-technology giant Qualcomm toِ officially announce a newِ $10 million prize forِ anyoneِ who canِ create theِ 21st century version ofِ the futuristic device.
The $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize — named afterِ Star Trek’s medical tricorder — looksِ to find a winning device capable ofِ collecting key health information aboutِ individual patients andِ diagnosing a set ofِ 15 diseases.