Updated: Jul 23
Digital Health is a rapidly growing industry, and Covid-19 has only accelerated its growth exponentially. From the comfort of your home, to the world outside, health and safety should always be our top priority. Here we have consolidated our top 5 picks for health gadgets that will change your life for the better.
1. TytoHome Remote Exam Kit
True to its name, TytoHome is a remote exam kit that allows everyone to conduct a basic medical exam at home. A must-have during the coronavirus pandemic, this groundbreaking health gadget then pairs with a teleconferencing app that connects the user with a certified healthcare provider for a remote consultation, as well as diagnosis, treatment plan, and a prescription if needed. Besides the Tyto device itself, which comes equipped with a digital camera and thermometer, the at-home diagnostic kit also includes accessories like a tongue depressor for examining your throat, an otoscope for ears, and a stethoscope for heart, lungs, and abdomens.
2. Germ Eliminating Travel Wand
If you have to travel, this gadget may be perfect for you. The UV-C light emitted by Verilux CleanWave UV-C Portable Sanitizing Travel Wand eliminates up to 99.9% of bacteria and viruses found on the surfaces we touch every day by destroying their DNA. This 10″-long sanitizing travel wand is effective against harmful germs such as MRSA, H1N1, and E-coli. All you have to do is simply hold the device over the surface for 30-60 seconds and this will be completely germ-free and safe to touch.
Tired of wearing a mask? If you need an alternative, look no further. A chic alternative to traditional air pollution masks, BioScarf is as much a warm and comfortable fashion accessory as it is an air filtration device that lowers the risk of respiratory health problems.The revolutionary neckwear offers protection against pollutants, allergens, and viral infections thanks to its special built-in N95 air filter which strains more than 94 percent of contaminants out of the atmosphere.
4. LG PuriCare Mini Air Purifier
Want clean air on-the-go? Opt for this portable gadget that’s lightweight, compact and cord-free. You can easily take it to the office, leave it in the car or bring it to a hotel room if you’re off for a staycay. The wireless air purifier uses LG’s four-step filtration system to rid the air of fine dust particles and disperse fresh air. Don’t be fooled by its size, its more powerful than it looks. This purifier can clean 50% of the air inside a car in just 10 minutes!
5. Smart Self-Cleaning Water Bottle
There are tons of interesting reusable water bottles on the market, but none of them can compare to LARQ. Say hello to the world’s first self-cleaning water bottle! Using UV-C LED light, the exquisite stainless steel device not only purifies your drinking water in 60 seconds, but cleans itself every two hours (or anytime you click the button). You can also press the button on the cap twice to activate “adventure mode”, a more powerful three-minute water-purification cycle, usually recommended for purifying water that comes from rivers or other non-man made sources. The purification system is operated by a rechargeable battery that lasts for up to 1-2 months, and the double-wall insulation means beverages stay cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 12 hours.
Taking care of our health is of paramount importance, especially in this day and age. As much as possible, we hope you are able to stay in the comfort of your home. Should that not be the case, these gadgets will help you keep healthy and safe while you go about your day.