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Compact Imaging, Inc.

Non-invasive, low cost, miniature sensors for next level mobile health/fitness devices. Disruptive technology enables high value biometrics.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Mountain View, CA, USA
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded December 2003
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

CI has designed, patented, and tested in humans a low cost, miniature optical sensor—MRO™—for next level mobile health and fitness monitoring. MRO™ is highly disruptive: noninvasively but directly images and measures features, properties, and behaviors of tissue to deliver high value biometrics in a consumer device format. 100x reduction in size and cost. Business model: license MRO™ and partner to commercialize application specific solutions.


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    Don Bogue

    Don has a strong track record of building, leading, and managing technology-based businesses, ranging from start-ups to established companies. He has broad industry experience, including consumer devices and services, and deep functional expertise in IP development and licensing, finance, business development, and marketing. Don holds a degree in economics from Harvard University.

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    Josh Hogan

    Josh is an opto-electronics engineer who holds over 50 patents, including many relating to CI’s MRO™ technology. Josh previously was a Project Scientist at HP Labs, responsible for developing new technologies in optical data transmission, storage, and processing. Significant projects included DVD+RW optical data recorder technology. Josh holds a BS degree from University College Dublin and a PhD in solid-state physics from University of Ulster.

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    Carol Wilson
    Founder/VP, Engineering

    Carol is an optical engineer and has multiple patents and awards for technical achievement. Prior to co-founding CI, Carol developed low cost, small opto-electronic technologies, including DVD+RW optical data recorder technology, at HP Labs, Agilent, and IBM (IBM Fellow). Carol holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley.

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    Mike Hee
    Project consultant

    Mike is an MD and practicing Clinical Ophthalmologist and Clinical Instructor at UC San Francisco. At CI he leads the Company’s signal processing efforts and provides scientific expertise on OCT and clinical expertise on the eye. Mike holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. He was a member of the MIT team that developed ophthalmic OCT, the first in vivo human clinical application of OCT, in the early 1990s.


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    US: Cooley LLP, Palo Alto, CA; Ireland: A&L Goodbody, Dublin
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    US: Altum Partners LLP, San Jose, CA; Ireland: MKO Partners, Dublin