Most iPhone cases just protect your phone from drops. If you’re getting fancy, it may have a fisheye camera lens or a screen-printed back. But what about diagnosing coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, or congenital heart defects? The AliveCor Heart Monitor is an FDA-approved iPhone case that can be held in your hands (or dramatically pressed against your chest) to produce an EKG/ECG–the infamous green blips pulsing patient-side in hospitals everywhere.
“We think that EKG screening can be as approachable as taking blood pressure,” AliveCor President and CEO Judy Wade tells Co.Design.
Loyal readers will know that while I cover sprits regularly, I rarely drink or endorse vodka, which I consider the lowest common denominator in the spirits world. Since the basic idea behind making vodka is to erase all flavor – the opposite of just about everything else we eat or drink – it seems kind of pointless. (more…)
Mark DiMassimo responded as an expert to CNBC’s questions about Disney’s new ad and product policies aimed at curbing childhood obesity. Watch the discussion here.
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New York Times columnist Stuart Elliot writes,
CONTESTANTS on reality competition shows perform tasks like seeking spouses, racing around the world, eating bugs, losing weight, living in houses rigged with cameras and working for Donald J. Trump. A new series is arriving with a contest all its own: wooing advertisers to say yes to campaigns. (more…)
A new business growth spurt at DIGO Brands has led the New York shop to create a new management role. Read the full AdWeek article here.
(NEW YORK – May 8, 2012) – Award-winning broker-dealer and futures commission merchant TradeStation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group, Inc. (TSE: 8698), today launched a new integrated marketing campaign, highlighting its award-winning platform. New York-based brand-building agency DiMassimo Goldstein (DIGO) created “The Proof is in the Platform” initiative, which will feature print, TV and digital advertising along with a strong social media component. (more…)
Long-time relationships are business as usual to us, but apparently qualify as news to the rest of the industry. ADWEEK writes about our most recent reunion with a long-time friend and client in the article: “DIGO Leverages Dot-Com Connection in Latest Win. 1st work for new client BLUEFLY expected in 2012.”
Mark DiMassimo was featured among other successful alumni entrepreneurs in a recent edition of the Purchase Magazine.