Ever gone for medical tests or needed IV fluids, and the phlebotomist or nurse took a few years to find the vein? That may be a little uncomfortable in a doctor’s office. On the battlefield, in a medical emergency, getting that vein becomes critically important.
Evena Medical has a set of goggles that essentially makes your skin disappear and lets medical staff see exactly where your blood is flowing. The web site’s not great, but the company seems to have patented a way to use near-infrared light to see beneath the skin. Skin, after all, comes in a wide range of colors; blood vessels apparently don’t.
They appear to be looking for distribution in the Middle East, Europe and Asia.