MyDx

LIVEPURE by knowing the purity of everything you eat, drink & inhale, in the palm of your hands, and in real time.
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MyDx
Technology
La Jolla, California
United States
5 Team Members


MyDx (My Diagnostic) is the worlds first portable analyzer for everyone. It's a simple and affordable device that can detect the chemicals we cannot see. 

Our Mission

Empower everyone to Trust and Verify what we put into our minds & bodies.

What Can I Test?

Here is a list of the sensors that are being developed as interchangeable sensors, that will be compatible with the MyDx Mulit-Use Analyzer Platform. 

How Does MyDx Work?

MyDx allows you to test samples of solids, liquids and gases in 3 simple steps.

It's really that simple. You now have an in-depth analysis of your sample within a matter of seconds viewable through an iOS or Android App. The app tells you exactly what the information means and why you should care. 

Why Should I Care?

Good Question!

Our ORGANA and AQUA sensor will help you Trust and Verify the level of pesticides found in the food you eat and the water you drink. This is especially important when buying non-organic foods that are typically high in pesticides, referred to as "The Dirty Dozen".

Our AERO Sensor will measure the air quality index, an indicator developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and used by people worldwide to avoid unsafe air conditions by monitoring certain chemicals in the air.

 

               


In the News

Bloomberg - "It's a tool that will not only educate but will also empower people with healthier lives by knowing what's in everything they eat, drink and inhale."

MSN - "MyDx provides a portable testing kit that can be used in all kinds of situations, measuring the air you breathe, the water you drink, the food you eat and more."

THC Biz - "The CDx team has created a product that compliments the use of medical marijuana in order to help people in need, such as cancer patients. Consumers can finally learn and understand exactly what and how much they are putting in their bodies."

Medical Jane - "MyDx will fit in the palm of your hands, while possessing the ability to perform as a gas chromatography lab testing device."

PR Web - "CDx and AZ Med are collaborating to use the MyDx analyzer platform side by side with in house laboratory equipment to compare data and ensure the results of the MyDx analyzer are in line with laboratory standards." 

Biospace - "What people are inhaling today is more or less a black box. MyDx is a device that will improve consumer's health and empower an industry with the science it deserves to achieve true and practical quality control."


Media Inquiries: Please Contact media@mydx.me


Please Welcome our Debut Sensor and Diagnostic Application:


Designed to Test for the Safety and Potency of Cannabis/Medical Marijuana Samples.

Over the course of the next 24 months, the MyDx team will be rolling out the 4 different sensors, the first of which is the Canna Sensor. Designed to test for the safety and potency of Cannabis, the Canna sensor is programmed to detect the presence of the most important compounds of interest in Cannabis, including THC and CBD.

Early studies have shown that cannabis may be used to help suppress tumor cell growth, relieve pain and increase energy in cancer patients, reduce seizure episodes in epileptic patients, alleviate stress and anxiety for insomnia sufferers and much, much more. 20 states and several countries have now legalized the use of medicinal marijuana. Through legalization comes new regulations and interest in how different strains affect each individual, and this is where we come in.

When presented with a sample of cannabis, MyDx will deliver a strain analysis revealing the abundance of medically relevant cannabinoids such as THC & CBD, whose ratios have been shown to play a key role in how a specific strain makes people feel. The Canna sensor is also being programmed to look for a class of compounds known as the "terpenoids", which give each strain of cannabis its unique smell, and in synergy with the other compounds found in Cannabis, further contribute to the overall medical effect of the plant.

The MyDx App will combine science, engineering, pattern recognition and your feedback to start tracking how each chemical profile effects You.  We comply with all application state and federal privacy laws to secure personal impressions and our goal is to empower consumers to create a private personalized profile that defines our ideal strain until our doctors are empowered with the tools to help us better define that profile.



Empowering An Industry

It is important to note that we chose to deliver our first sensor for MyDx to the cannabis world because it needs a friend in Science and Technology more than any other industry today.  Our ultimate goal is to empower the industry manufacturers, distributors, consumers and regulators to understand exactly what is in each strain of cannabis from seed to sale, and how it has been shown to affect individuals to advance the science and the people. 

The Technology

MyDx leverages over 2 generation of technology developed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and used by NASA. Acting as an electronic nose, MyDx is engineered to detect molecules in vapor. The sample that is placed in the MyDx device is analyzed by multiple sensors exposing the chemicals that are present. 

For you technical folks out there, the first generation target for MyDx is to be able to quantify chemicals to within 20% of conventional gas chromatography (GC) instrument values.  Our subsequent generation devices and sensors will target a marginal error rate of within 5% of GC values.

To learn more about the sensor technology underlying MyDx, please contact us.

MyDx Features

Development Status

To date, the sensors that will be compatible with the MyDx Platform that are currently being developed with our esteemed collaborators can do the following:

  • Breath based detection of active pulmonary tuberculosis in the field with high sensitivity and specificity with real patients.
  • Toxic industrial chemical identification using a handheld detector. 
  • Readily detect representative organophosphates, the functional group associated with certain pesticides, at parts per million levels.
  • Readily distinguish simulated samples of cannabis strains.
  • Quantitatively measure simulated cannabinoids samples, including THC and CBD.
  • Quantitatively measure certain compounds in cannabis such as the terpenoid Myrcene.
  • Vaporize and Analyze certain pesticides such as 2,4-D.
  • Detect carbon monoxide (CO), sulfure dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxide (NO), and ozone (O3) to measure the Air Quality Index.

Now, we need to continue to optimize our sensors for our applications, provide the best user experience possible for our existing software, build our strain database with our collaborators, and transition to full scale production that will help us achieve enough volumes to hit the future target price to the consumer.

With the support of our investors and the crowd we are very confident we can achieve all of the above goals and we anticipate we will start shipping round one of the pre-orders by Christmas of 2014, so we sincerely thank you in advance for your early support of this project.


How Else Can I Help?

There are 4 ways you can help.

1. Share our vision with your friends and family.

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2. Share your vision of what future applications we should target
(given enough time and money, we believe we can detect almost any chemical at a part per million level that can be found in solids, liquids, or gases). Please let us know your ideas at info@cdxlife.com.

3. Join the CDx team in Southern California. We are growing rapidly and looking for talent! Seriously, we need good people to join our team. Please submit your ideas and qualifications to careers@mydx.me.

4. Pre-order MyDx at up to 50% OFF the regular retail price, depending on how early you commit to support the development and commercialization of MyDx.

Now Hiring

As we build this company from the ground up, we are looking for extremely talented people who pay attention to detail, trust and verify their work, actively think outside the box and who are looking to sink their teeth into a business they will treat as their own.

We are actively looking to fill the following positions:

Chief Marketing Officer
Executive Administrative Assistant
Business & Market Development Manager
Operations Manager
Customer Service Manager
Web/IT Manager

We are located in San Diego, California.  If you are interested in joining our team, locally or remotely, please send your resume to careers@mydx.me, indicating which position is for you and why.  Please highlight your strengths, and also your weaknesses, because in the end, we have to find a position that works for you so we can all be successful. 

Key MyDx Collaborators

If you are interested in joining our team, or collaborating at any level, please email us at collaborators@mydx.me.


Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some important questions we want you to know relating to your contribution & our work:

1. What is the difference between the $199 perk and the $249 perk?

The $199 perk is for a MyDx that will only work for the Cannabis Application at this time and will retail at $399. The $249 perk is for a MyDx analyzer that will be sufficiently sensitive to allow for the use of interchangeable sensors for various applications and will retail at $499.

2.  When will additional sensors become available?

Our hope is to be able to provide at least one other sensor in addition to the Canna sensor at the time of the first shipment but we can't guarantee that at this time.  It depends on how much money we can raise from the investment community and the crowd, so we appreciate your support.

3.  How do I clean the MyDx sample Chamber?

Cleaning is simple.  Just use a wet wipe which contains a little alcohol (which we will provide as part of your initial purchase).

4. When Can I Get MyDx.

We anticipate that we will start shipping the first MyDx analyzers in time for Christmas of 2014! 

5. What Are the Risks in Development? 

Millions of dollars, over a decade of research and 30+ technology patents are being leveraged to bring the vision that is MyDx to You. Our selected technology partners have what we believe to be the most established and robust technology in the space that is ready for prime time.  We have validated that our sensors work in the lab.  Now we need to finalize the design of our handheld reader board so it fits in your pocket, is cost effective for us to manufacture, and can work robustly in the palm of your hands.  This is why we are giving ourselves until the end of the year to deliver a device we can be proud of.  With that said, we have to disclaim that our work still has some risk and hence we cannot guarantee that it will work for all cases 100% of time.  Please also note that all device images used in the campaign are subject to change. Actual device, sensor, and final specifications will be published on our website as soon as each product is finalized and released this year.

6. MyDx Shipping Policy

By choosing any of the perks that include the Canna sensor ("Pre-Order MyDx for Cannabis" or "Pre-Order MyDx Multi-Use"), you represent either (a) that you are legally permitted to use the device and CannaDx sensor as intended in the state where you reside, or (b) that you will agree to accept the next sensor we develop for the MyDx as an alternative perk. The MyDx with the Canna sensor cannot be shipped to states which have not decriminalized or legalized the use and personal possession of cannabis for adults, medically or recreationally.

7. Does MyDx Ship Internationally?

Yes, but regulatory rules in various countries differ. We cannot control, expedite, or change many of the rules and regulations that will govern how quickly MyDx will get to certain countries. However we are working as fast as we can to obtain approvals, but we want to be honest and let you know that this is a large variable we cannot control, especially given some of the markets we are targeting. If you are ordering from outside the United States, please add $25 to your contribution to cover shipping. If you are ordering from Canada please add $15.   

8. What is your Refund Policy?

Please click here to read Indiegogo's Refund Policy.

9. MyDx Product Warranty and Disclaimer

Limited Warranty.  CDx, Inc. ("Seller") warrants to you ("Buyer) that, for a period of one (1) year from the date of shipment of the MyDx analyzer and sensor (s) (the "Goods"), such goods will be free from material defects in material and workmanship.

Disclaimer.  Except for the warranty set forth in the section above, seller makes no warranty whatsoever with respect to the goods, including any: (A) Warranty against merchantability; (B) warranty of fitness for a particular purpose; or (c) Warranty against infringment of intellectual property rights for a third party, whether expressed or implied by law, course of dealing, course of performance, usage of trade or otherwise.

10. If you have any other questions please feel free to email us at info@cdxlife.com.

Thank You.

We appreciate all your support and we hope you will join us on this exciting journey! 


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    $199USD
    Pre-Order MyDx for Cannabis

    Pre-order MyDx at $200 off the retail price of $399 and be amongst the first to receive this exciting new technology. Estimated delivery of your MyDx Analyzer and CANNA sensor is December 2014. Estimated delivery of the Cannabis App is April 20, 2014. Free shipping in the USA, $15 for Canada, $25 everywhere else. By choosing this perk, you represent that you are legally permitted to use MyDx with the CANNA sensor as intended in the state where you live.

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    $249USD
    Pre-order MyDx Multi-Use

    Pre-order your MyDx interchangeable sensor device at $250 off the retail price! This analyzer will enable you to easily change sensors (Organa, Aqua, Aero, Canna) and comes with 1 sensor of your choice as they become available. Estimated delivery of device is December 2014. App included. Free shipping in the USA, $15 for Canada, $25 everywhere else. By choosing this perk with the CANNA Sensor, you represent that you are legally permitted to use MyDx as intended in the state where you live.

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  • $299USD
    Pre-Order MyDx for Cannabis

    Pre-order MyDx Canna at 25% off the retail price of $399 and be amongst the first to receive this exciting new technology. Estimated delivery of your MyDx Analyzer and CANNA sensor is Dec. 2014. Estimated delivery of the Cannabis App is April 20, 2014. Free shipping in the USA, $15 for Canada, $25 everywhere else. By choosing this perk, you represent that you are legally permitted to use MyDx with the CANNA sensor as intended in the state where you live.

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  • $349USD
    Pre-order MyDx Multi-Use

    Pre-order your MyDx interchangeable sensor device at 30% off the retail price of $499. This analyzer will enable you to easily change sensors (Organa, Aqua, Aero, Canna) and comes with 1 sensor of your choice as they become available. Estimated delivery of device is Dec. 2014. App included. Free shipping in the USA, $15 for Canada, $25 everywhere else. By choosing the CANNA Sensor with this perk, you represent that you are legally permitted to use MyDx as intended in the state where you live.

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