Google’s first medical device is an already CE-marked AI-powered app to help people identify skin, nail, and hair issues that the company plans to launch as a pilot this year, reports Mass Device.
Once they launch the app, users will use their smartphone’s camera to take three images of the skin, hair or nail concern from different angles before being asked questions about skin type, how long the issue has persisted and other symptoms that would help the app narrow down possibilities.
Once the images and information are collected, the AI model analyzes the information and draws from its knowledge of 288 conditions to provide a list of potential matching conditions that the user can research further. Each matching condition will be accompanied by dermatologist-reviewed information and answers to frequently asked questions, as well as similar images from the internet.
Read more at Mass Device.