Continuing its focus on health tech, Best Buy will become the exclusive retailer of Tyto Home, a handheld device that enables on-demand, remote medical exams.
With various applicable attachments, TytoHome—the core product of Israeli tech company Tyto Care—can be used to analyze the heart, lungs, skin, ears, throat, and abdomen, as well as measure body temperature. A smartphone app walks the user through capturing the needed images and explaining their symptoms.
After a user’s self-examination with TytoHome, the data is sent to the individual’s primary care provider for diagnosis of acute care situations including ear infections, sore throats, fever, cold and flu, upper respiratory infections, and more. Related prescriptions are also sent virtually upon diagnosis.
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