This Pixel has a hidden health feature

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Researchers at UC San Diego have created an app that can detect diseases like Alzheimer’s by using the camera to examine a patient’s pupil. It’s the latest way smartphone cameras have been shown to be effective in diagnosing disease. And while it’s good to know that you may already have a health monitoring tool in your pocket, how far this technology goes could have an impact on you beyond your health.

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  1. How close do you all think we are to a future where your smartphone can replace expensive bespoke medical devices?

  2. That is actually pretty cool! I wonder what the future will hold and if we'll see things similar to this

  3. That is creepy. Cientists use Lidar to find cities long lost and dozens of meters under the surface. What can they do with it on our smartphones???

  4. Feels strange to find this video randomly at the day it was uploaded… wow… I usually don't watch this kind of videos

  5. This is pretty impressive as long as it’s controlled and not weaponized to further expand the capabilities of biometric identification

  6. Stopped watching the video mid way because I got shown 3 unskipable ads in just over 4 minutes of viewing time

  7. I guess they chose the Pixel 4 since it is one of the few devices with the IR camera and that on Android they can hack into that system unlike iOS and Face ID. But it is a one off device that didn’t sell that well. I think if they brought this to every iPhone with Face ID, it would have a greater reach. But if they’re trying to reach customers that don’t have access to good healthcare (poorer, rural, etc) these people are likely to have older phones like the 6, 7 or SE or cheaper Android devices that don’t have the capability to do this.

  8. More useful than building a device from scratch. Everyone has a phone, so if we can use a wide range of devices already readily available it can open up a wide range of healthcare diagnosis.

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