Vein Contrast Enhancer
Inventor: Conenhill Biomedics
Availability: 2005, price not set
To Learn More: conenhill.com
Getting stuck with a needle is bad. Feeling like a pincushion while a medic looks for a vein is worse. Thanks to OnTarget, a so-called vein-contrast-enhancement device, doctors will soon be able to navigate your veins with a virtual map. Using a near-infrared camera, OnTarget takes a real-time video image of blood and projects it onto the skinblood appears dark, and fat and tissue look lighthighlighting placement of veins within 0.06 mm.
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