German Firm Broadcasts FluTracker Data With Mobile Phone App

German firm webXells is using FluTracker to power FluRadar, a mobile phone swine flu mapping and detection system. Though FluRadar is still in an early development state, nearly 700 users downloaded the application in the first 24 hours of its release. Users can download FluRadar to their Google Android-powered phones (and soon, their iPhones) free of charge. Upon being opened,…

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PopCity Media Notes FluTracker

“We’re five days ahead of the CDC in terms of tracking this,” explains Josh Knauer, CEO of Rhiza, whose company Web site was averaging 1,100 users per second this week. “The eyes of the world are on this as the most accurate predictor of what is coming. It’s a story of the Internet and the citizens who are coming together…

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Directions Magazine blogs about FluTracker

“If you head to Rhiza’s FluTracker website (I noted the company when it launched its Insight product at Where 2.0 last year) you’ll see a different map using Dr. Niman’s data. Rhiza is periodically downloading the data Dr. Niman and team are collecting and putting them into the Insight system…” –Adena Schutzberg, All Points Blog @ Directions

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Tracking the Global H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic

Download this press release as a PDF. Pittsburgh, PA — Rhiza Labs and leading bioresearch firm Recombinomics have partnered to track the spread of the global flu pandemic with FluTracker. The data behind FluTracker is being compiled by Recombinomics founder Dr. Henry Niman, who is acknowledged as having organized the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource for tracking suspected and confirmed…

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