PositiveID CEO to present at LD Micro Invitational
His presentation will focus on the company's Microfluidic Bio-agent Autonomous Networked Detector (M-BAND). According to the company, it is able to analyze air samples for a number of different potential biological threats. The results of a scan are uploaded and reported to an online network to give a real-time field condition updates.
The handheld device has shown to be able to give a result within 20 minutes, It uses polymerase chain reactions to determine the agent in a quick manner. Traditional means of detection in a laboratory setting can take several hours up to a few days, depending on the agent.
The announcement states this device to have been successfully tested in the field by the Department of Homeland Security. The device consists of a hand-held instrument with wireless capabilities and single-use cartridges that contain the necessary analytical elements and reagents.
Caragol's presentation will take place June 1 at 2:30 p.m. PT at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
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