• How will mobile technology help in healthcare?

    When it comes to using mobile technology for healthcare applications, there is plenty developed nations could learn from activities going on in emerging nations.
    That was the theme sounded during the closing session at the 3rd annual summit on mHealth…
  • Electronic systems allow seniors to age comfortably and safely in their own homes.

    Extracted from the publication of Lisa Montgomery on Electronic House website July 30th 2010

     

    Talk to just about anybody, and they’ll have a story to share about an aging loved one. Often, those stories are punctuated with feelings of worry, guilt and uncertainty…

  • Consumers want healthcare electronics at home

    Extracted from the publication of Broderick Perkins on RealtyTimes website January 23th 2003

     

    Most consumers want the electronics that can help them monitor and care for their health at home because, they say, the devices will keep them out of health care…

  • Freescale Home Health Hub Reference Platform [video]

    Freescale demo shows a simulated bedroom environment aggregating medical data, communicating wirelessly via Bluetooth with i.mx based tablet, and multiple sensors.

     

  • Tiny RFID amulet stores medical records, makes paramedics' lives easier

    Using RFID to store medical records, ultimately making the jobs of paramedics and doctors that much easier, is hardly a new concept.
    But, for the most part, such devices have been limited to clinical trials. Asahi Kasei Corp. is hoping to change that with…
  • Freescale partners with KEE Group and Pounce~

    Freescale, In collaboration with Punce Consulting and KEE Groupe, demonstrates a total end-to-end solution for patient diagnostics using Freescale technologies

     

    KEE Group, Pounce and Freescale have partnered on demonstrating a total end-to-end solution…

  • Exoskeleton to help reduce RSI and carpal tunnel

  • Pocket Asthma Sensor gives you warning


    Siemens Corporate Technology has created a sensor that can detect a coming asthma attack up to one day in advance. It works by sampling a patients breath and analyzing the Nitrogen Monoxide content. Samples as low as one part per billion (ppb) can be…
  • GumPack wearable medical monitor, internet connected

    Keijia Li holding a "GumPack" in the foreground. Steve Warren, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering  and director of K-State's Medical Component Design Laboratory in the background
     
    Kansas State University student, Kejia…
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  • New HDR video system to benefit surgeons, football fans

    Researchers at the University of Warwick have developed the world’s first complete High Dynamic Range (HDR) video system, from video capture to image display, which will help a range of users including: surveillance camera operators, surgeons using video…
  • Students design a device that tells you your water is safe to drink

     
    The world’s safe fresh water drinking supply is rapidly dwindling thanks to severe drought and contamination. Here in the US, the FDA recently conducted tests and found that 31 states had their drinking water contaminated with a carcinogen known as ‘Hexavalent…
  • Brain helps computer with information overload

     
    Computers with human interfaces are usually made for people with disabilities to help them communicate with others. But what about an interface that helps the typical user find information more quickly and efficiently? For example; using Google to find…
  • Robotic pants to help paraplegics

    People who have lost the use of their legs haven’t had many options to choose from regarding mobility. Most use wheel chairs to help get themselves around. Some become inventors and design devices that let them walk again like Amit Goffer. The Israeli…
  • Think you have a STD? There’s an app for that

    Have you ever wondered if you contracted something with that dubious one night stand or you’re out and about and you wonder what that ‘itchy’ feeling might actually be? Well wonder no more. The U.K. Clinical Research Collaboration is developing a computer…
  • Actroid-F to comfort hospital patients

     

    Instead of comfort, this thing looks like it will kill you in your sleep.

     

    We have robots for just about everything you can imagine. The military has robots for use in warfare. There is NASA’s robot headed off into space. We even have robots to do our house…