https://cue.me announced May 2014
Update Feb 2016 Partnership with Johnson & Johnson to test to HIV viral load
Update April 2017 Building a factory, start sales = early 2018
50 People April 2017
Update May 2018
Low-cost Vitamin D testers (about 13 dollars in quantity) – Feb 2018
Uses the CUE as a read-out device
- Cartridges are single-use and disposable.
- Currently, Cue is being pre-sold under an Investigational Device Exemption,
- Expect Cue to receive 510K FDA clearance by mid 2015
- Accuracy of Vitamin D test is not stated – wait till after FDA approval
- The Cue app requires a smartphone running the latest version iOS or Android and equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE).
Probable iPad compatibility (with Bluetooth 4.0 = iPad models 3+)
- Starts shipping Spring 2015.
- Pre-order price for first 1,000 customers = $149 + $10 shipping and handling + sales tax
- A 5-pack of inflammation vitamin D, fertility, testosterone, cartridges costs $20/pack.
Order includes base device + 5 pack of test cartridges
Later orders will cost $199 each instead of $150
Full refund on pre-order any time before Cue is scheduled to ship.
- Cost per test if only have 5 vitamin D tests about $40/each (assumes you already own a smartphone)
cost per subsequent vitamin D test is $4/each (assumes you ignore the other tests they provide in a 5-pack)
IF they sell consumables in the future for just vitamin D, the price per vitamin D test could drop to $20/15 = about $1.50 each
Tiny prick of blood needed for the test
- Vitamin D testing using smartphone camera: Prototype – Dec 2013
- One test to estimate Vitamin D, A, Cu, Se, etc : measure proteins in blood – Oct 2013
- Instant vitamin D Yes-No test now available uses microfluidics as apparently does Cue
- Quick, free, self test of vitamin D deficiency yes/no test of being very deficient (< 15 ng?)
- Vitamin D Testers coming soon (low cost and easy) - June 2014
Short url = http://is.gd/vitamindtests