Pushin' On: UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System Digital Newsletter Volume 35 | Number 1 - Page 4

TECHNOLOGY WATCH

YO Home Sperm Test

Some men with spinal cord injury can get their partners pregnant through sexual intercourse . But many men cannot . For many of those men who cannot , the main reason is often poor sperm motility preventing the sperm from swimming to fertilize the egg .
YO is the first Smartphone , FDA cleared home-based product that allows you to test your sperm motility . You can also test the number of moving sperm on your phone , view and store a live video of your sperm . You get test result in under 3 minutes with at least 97 % accuracy . It ’ s a cost-effective way to test your motile sperm count in the privacy of your home in a few easy steps .
1 . Order the $ 50 kit that includes everything you need for two sperm tests .
2 . Download the App 3 . Collect sperm sample 4 . Prepare the sperm sample 5 . Insert the slide with the sperm sample into the YO Clip
6 . Start testing your sperm
The YO Clip is a mini microscope that attaches to your phone ( pictured below ) to use the phone ’ s video and camera light to view the sperm . The App reports results automatically with no interpretation needed .

Tecla-E

Smart home technology is changing the way people live and interact with their environment . Today , you can control the TV , lights , thermostat , and more using your smartphone , tablet , computer , or voice . And it ’ s a lot cheaper to do when compared to outdated , expensive environmental control units .
Voice control technology has provided a new level of independence for people who have little or no movement . But there ’ s still one hurdle . Smart home devices are no help with hands-free use of touchscreen devices like smartphones , tablets , and computers .
Tecla has been a leader in solving this hurdle . Tecla controls smartphones , tablets and computers through all power wheelchair driving controls including buttons , sip-and-puff controllers , head arrays , and joysticks . This makes Tecla perfect for anyone with limited upper-body mobility resulting from spinal cord injury , brain injury , multiple sclerosis , cerebral palsy , muscular dystrophy , ALS , or stroke .
Tecla-E ($ 500 ) is the newest solution . It handles all the functions of the previous Tecla along with some key upgrades .
Tecla-E now allows users to connect to their smart home devices along with their smartphone , tablet , and computer . It offers hands-free control of up to eight smart devices to control the TV , adjust thermostat temperature , and other smart home devices in addition to controlling their smartphone , tablet , or computer to browse the web ,
launch apps , make phone calls , send and receive emails or text messages .
The new Tecla-E also added built-in Wi-Fi and 3G ( through a third party contract ). This allows users to connect to their smart home devices from anywhere . Users also have the option to subscribe to a remote monitoring service ($ 10 in US ) for caregivers to locate the user and see the user ’ s surrounding temperature , and light conditions .
The company is also working to integrate Amazon Echo and Google Assistant with the Tecla-E .
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TECHNOLOGY WATCH YO Home Sperm Test Some men with spinal cord injury can get their partners pregnant through sexual intercourse. But many men cannot. For many of those men who cannot, the main reason is often poor sperm motility preventing the sperm from swimming to fertilize the egg. YO is the first Smartphone, FDA cleared home-based product that allows you to test your sperm motility. You can also test the number of moving sperm on your phone, view and store a live video of your sperm. You get test result in under 3 minutes with at least 97% accuracy. It’s a cost-effective way to test your motile sperm count in the privacy of your home in a few easy steps. 1. Order the $50 kit that includes everything you need for two sperm tests. 2. Download the App 3. Collect sperm sample 4. Prepare the sperm sample 5. Insert the slide with the sperm sample into the YO Clip 6. Start testing your sperm The YO Clip is a mini microscope that attaches to your phone (pictured below) to use the phone’s video and camera light to view the sperm. The App reports results automatically with no interpretation needed. Tecla-E Smart home technology is changing the way people live and interact with their environment. Today, you can control the TV, lights, thermostat, and more using your smartphone, table аѕȰȁٽӊé)ȁѼݡɕѼёѕͥٔ)٥ɽхɽչ̸)Yɽѕ䁡́ɽ٥܁ٕ)ȁݡٔѱȁٕи) ЁѡɗéѥɑMЁ٥́ɔ)ݥѠ̵ɕ͔ѽՍ͍ɕ٥́)͵̰х̰ѕ̸)Q́ȁͽ٥ѡ́ɑQ)ɽ́͵̰х́ѕ́ѡɽ՝)ݕȁݡȁɥ٥ɽ́Ցѽ̰)ͥՙɽ̰Ʌ̰ѥ̸Q)́QəЁȁ役ݥѠѕȵ)ɕձѥɽɐ䰁Ʌ)ձѥ͍ɽ̰ͥɕɅ䰁͍ձȁɽ)1Lȁɽ)Q́ѡݕЁͽѥ%Ё́)ѡչѥ́ѡɕ٥́QݥѠͽ)Ʌ̸)Q܁͕́́ѼЁѼѡȁ͵)٥́ݥѠѡȁ͵ха)ѕȸ%Ё̵́ɕɽѼЁ͵)٥́ѼɽѡQXЁѡɵхЁѕɅɔ)ѡȁ͵Ё٥́ѥѼɽ)ѡȁ͵хаȁѕȁѼɽ͔ѡݕ()ՅԽ͍)չ̰̰͕ɕٔ)ȁѕЁ̸ͅ)Q܁Qͼեе](ѡɽ՝ѡɐ䁍ɅФQ͕́́́Ѽ)ЁѼѡȁ͵Ё٥́ɽݡɔ)Ú͕ͼٔѡѥѼՉ͍ɥѼɕє)ѽɥ͕٥ULȁɕٕ́Ѽєѡ)͕ȁ͕ѡ͕ˊéɽչѕɅɔ)Ёѥ̸)Q䁥́ͼݽɭѼѕɅє齸)ͥхЁݥѠѡQ