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Series B | Alive

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Last Raised

$30M | 2 yrs ago



About Casana

Casana develops patient monitoring devices. It offers Heart Seat that monitors blood oxygen level, blood pressure, heart rate, and more to help patients stay healthier at home. It was formerly known as Heart Health Intelligence. It was founded in 2018 and is based in Rochester, New York.

Headquarters Location

150 Metro Park Suite A

Rochester, New York, 14623,

United States

(585) 944-0070


Casana's Product Videos

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Casana's Products & Differentiators

    The Heart Seat

    The Heart Seat is a standard-size toilet seat with three sensors embedded into the seat. Data from the sensors runs through the Casana proprietary algorithms to produce clinical-grade values for heart rate, blood oxygenation, and blood pressure. The Heart Seat is currently pursuing FDA clearance.


Research containing Casana

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Casana in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Dec 7, 2022.

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Casana Patents

Casana has filed 3 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • toilets
  • animal physiology
  • bathrooms
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Latest Casana News

396 Forgotten Forts Revealed – Declassified Spy Satellite Images Unearth Rome’s Lost Frontier

Nov 5, 2023

CORONA Images Showing Major Sites. Credit: Figure by J.Casana et al. ; CORONA imagery courtesy U.S. Geological Survey. Declassified images have led to the identification of 396 forts stretching between Syria and Iraq. Two thousand years ago, the Roman Empire erected forts across the northern Fertile Crescent, a swath of land stretching from present-day western Syria to northwestern Iraq. New Insights from Cold War Imagery In the 1920s, 116 forts were documented in the region by Father Antoine Poidebard, who conducted one of the world’s first aerial surveys using a WWI-era biplane. Poidebard reported that the forts were constructed from north to south to establish an eastern boundary of the Roman Empire. A new Dartmouth study analyzing declassified Cold War satellite imagery reveals 396 previously undocumented Roman forts and reports that these forts were constructed from east to west. The analysis refutes Poidebard’s claim that the forts were located along a north-south axis by showing that the forts spanned from Mosul on the Tigris River to Aleppo in western Syria. The results are published in  Antiquity . Distribution maps of forts documented by (top) Poidebard (1934), compared to (bottom) distribution of forts found on satellite imagery. Credit: Figure by J.Casana et al., created using ArcGIS Pro version 3.0. “I was surprised to find that there were so many forts and that they were distributed in this way because the conventional wisdom was that these forts formed the border between Rome and its enemies in the east, Persia or Arab armies,” says lead author Jesse Casana, a professor in the Department of Anthropology and director of the Spatial Archaeometry Lab at Dartmouth. “While there’s been a lot of historical debate about this, it had been mostly assumed that this distribution was real, that Poidebard’s map showed that the forts were demarcating the border and served to prevent movement across it in some way.” Declassified Imagery in Archaeological Research For the study, the team drew on declassified Cold-War era CORONA and HEXAGON satellite imagery collected between 1960 and 1986. Most of the imagery is part of the open-access CORONA Atlas Project  through which Casana and colleagues developed better methods for correcting the data and made it available online. The researchers examined satellite imagery of approximately 300,000 square kilometers (115,831 square miles) of the northern Fertile Cresent. It is a place where sites show up particularly well and is archaeologically significant, according to Casana. The team mapped 4,500 known sites and then systematically documented every other site-like feature in each of the nearly 5 by 5 kilometer (3.1 mile by 3.1 mile) survey grids, which resulted in the addition of 10,000 undiscovered sites to the database. Discoveries and Categorization When the database was originally developed, Casana had created morphological categories based on the different features evident in the imagery, which allows researchers to run queries. One of the categories was Poidebard’s forts—distinctive squares measuring approximately 50 by 100 meters (.03 x .06 miles), comparable in size to about half a soccer field. The forts would have been large enough to accommodate soldiers, horses, and/or camels. Based on the satellite imagery, some of the forts had lookout towers in the corners or sides. They would have been made of stone and mud-brick or entirely of the latter, so eventually, these non-permanent structures would have melted into the ground. While most of the forts that Poidebard documented were probably destroyed or obscured by agriculture, land use, or other activities between the 1920s and 1960s, the team was able to find 38 of 116 of Poidebard’s forts, in addition to identifying 396 others. Of those 396 forts, 290 were located in the study region and 106 were found in western Syria, in Jazireh. In addition to identifying forts similar to the walled fortresses Poidebard found, the team identified forts with interior architecture features and ones built around a mounded citadel. “Our observations are pretty exciting and are just a fraction of what probably existed in the past,” says Casana. “But our analysis further supports that forts were likely used to support the movement of troops, supplies, and trade goods across the region.” Reference: “A wall or a road? A remote sensing-based investigation of fortifications on Rome’s eastern frontier” by Jesse Casana, David D. Goodman and Carolin Ferwerda, 26 October 2023, Antiquity.

Casana Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Casana founded?

    Casana was founded in 2018.

  • Where is Casana's headquarters?

    Casana's headquarters is located at 150 Metro Park, Rochester.

  • What is Casana's latest funding round?

    Casana's latest funding round is Series B.

  • How much did Casana raise?

    Casana raised a total of $46.2M.

  • Who are the investors of Casana?

    Investors of Casana include Outsiders Fund, General Catalyst, Morningside Ventures, Matrix Partners, Bemis Manufacturing and 7 more.

  • Who are Casana's competitors?

    Competitors of Casana include BioBeat and 1 more.

  • What products does Casana offer?

    Casana's products include The Heart Seat.


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