Intel, the world's largest semi-conductor company has unveiled a new health device called the Intel Health Guide. The tool will enable patients to keep in touch with their doctors and also allow then to get information about their health status, and find out about their condition in detail. The device has received approval from United States Food and Drug Administration. It uses e-mail and videoconferencing to enable the doctor to keep in touch with his patient's health stats.
Several health devices like blood pressure monitors, glucose meters, pulse oximeters and peak flow meters can also be connected to the tool. The device is expected to hit markets by the end of this year.