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2022 Best Tech Startups in South Carolina
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!
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
Profile of a Founder: Ryan Fiorini
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
Charleston Startup Passes FDA Muster
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.
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.