A Breath Monitor For Kids With Asthma

Knox's app can track lung health

When a child with asthma goes to the doctor, he or she can breathe into a device that tests lung strength. But that doesn't track the child's day-to-day ability to breathe. So Knox Medical Diagnostics is developing a home version of the device that connects to a smartphone app. Popular Science host Katie Linendoll spoke with Knox founder and CTO Huyson Lam at the 2015 Kairos Global Summit to learn how his app can provide a clearer picture of lung health.

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