Profile of a Founder: Ryan Fiorini of blinktbi, Inc.
An exclusive Tech Tribune Q&A with Ryan Fiorini (co-founder and CTO) of
blinktbi, which was honored in our 2021 Best Tech Startups in Charleston
The Tech Tribune
Charleston Startup Passes FDA Muster with Tech that can Pinpoint Concussions
A startup that grew out of research at the Medical University of South Carolina and The Citadel has hit the market and closed on a new round of funding.
Post and Courier
Blinktbi's Portable EyeStat Device Measures Blink Reflex
EyeStat, cleared by the FDA, delivers data about the blink reflex in less than a minute. It stimulates and measures the blink reflex using light puffs of air, high-speed videography and a proprietary algorithm.
CHS Regional Business Journal
Portable Device to Monitor the Blink Reflex Cleared by FDA
EyeStat (blinktbi, Charleston, SC), a portable, lightweight device for measuring the natural blink reflex, received clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2019.
The Brain Game
CHS Business Magazine
EyeStat looks very much like a virtual reality headset, albeit one that fires five random puffs of air at the eyelashes over a 20-second period. The eyes respond by blinking, which EyeStat records. In under a minute, the device delivers its result:
JCSU Testing Device to Gather Data for Concussion Research
Golden Bull Sports
The Johnson C. Smith University athletic training staff is using a new technology to help gather data involved in a study to assist in the diagnosis of concussions in collegiate and local high school athletes.