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06.30.2022 The Tech Tribune
Blinkcns (formerly blinktbi) was named one of the best tech startups in Charleston by The Tech Tribune for the 3rd year in a row!
01.05.2022 Charleston Magazine
Blinktbi had a prototype of a device now known as “EyeStat” that delivers data based on a patient’s blink reflex stimulated by a light puff of air in the corner of the eyes
11.23.2020 The Tech Tribune
An exclusive Tech Tribune Q&A with Ryan Fiorini (co-founder and CTO) of blinkcns, which was honored as one of 2021's Best Tech Startups in Charleston
3.2.2020 Post and Courier
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.
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.
2.4.2020 CHS Regional Business Journal
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.
9.24.2018 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.
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